The Demax Design Blog

Welcome to the all new Demax Design Blog. Here you will find updates from both the staircase design industry, as well as specific Demax projects, news and interesting information. To keep up to date with the latest posts, why not follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or come and pin at Pinterest.

Top 5 Abandoned Staircases

In recent years, there has been a celebration of ruins. The fascination that surrounds abandoned buildings has never been more apparent with urban explorers across the globe searching for these forgotten landmarks. A lot of the time, while maybe a little dusty, much of the detailed architecture remains relatively intact, including our beloved staircases. Here […]


World’s Most Famous Staircases

The humble staircase has been serving man since around 6000 BC. During its illustrious history, it’s been designed in various guises and forms with most offering pure functionality. But some offer that little bit extra. With that in mind, here’s some of the world’s most famous staircases… Chand Baori, India Located in Rajasthan, Chand Baori […]


Cherry Orchard, Chippenham

This staircase, walkway and balustrade is beautiful thanks to it’s pure simplicity. The steel staircase and landing carcass provides all the structural support required to bridge a large gap in the double height room. The walkway is then laid with toughed glass which blends seamlessly into the the balustrade of both the balcony landing and […]


Boodabus, St Georges Hill

This Spiral Staircase has just been installed within a new build home in Weybridge, Surrey and is a complete show stopper. The client was looking for something which would prove to be a conversation piece with guests – whilst still having a relatively small footprint. The finished staircase is just that – the outer balustrade […]


The Never Ending Staircase

As part of the 2013 Sculpture by the Sea that takes place in Bondi, Australia, this quite unbelievable trick on the eye was created by artist David McCracken and is entitled Diminish and Ascend. The staircase is constructed from welded aluminium and given the angle of the viewer appears to disappear into the distance tricking […]


World’s Longest Stairs

Whilst stairs don’t have to be big to be impressive, some of the most incredible views in the world are accessed and seen atop the Worlds Longest Stairs. Did you know that the official Guiness Book of Records currently states that the worlds longest stairs are in Switzerland? We have chosen our favourite 7 staircases […]


Lower Brook Barn for the Home Building Awards

Whilst we work with a number of specialist home builders, we also collaborate with a number of self builds helping someone to create something that bit special. Self Builds of varying degrees are becoming more and more popular every year, and with the guidance of a good architect, can be much easier than you think. […]


The Well Station, Australia

Some 18 months ago we were approached at our office by a gentleman with drawings of an idea he had for a turning cantilevered staircase with glass balustrade. The only issue was the man was visiting family in the UK but actually lives in Perth, Australia. We passed on some advice and tips (free of […]


In Design Magazine Feature

Demax are very happy to announce that we have been featured in the August edition of design magazine, In Design. In Design were looking to produce a multipage feature on staircases and their importance within design around the home, Demax supplied a number of images (one of which ws used as the title image) and […]


Demax Staircase featured on Channel 4’s Double your Home

So many of us love a great DIY / home improvement show, and Channel 4 has them in abundance. From Grand Designs to The Home Show, and our current favourite Double your Home (for half the money) presented by the lovely Sarah Beeny. Not only does Double your Home show some fantastic projects and ways […]