30+ Of The World’s Most Amazing Staircases… #16 Is A Book-Lover’s Dream

Street art isn’t just something that occurs from time to time, when young rule-breakers manage to create art while managing to avoid to police. No, street art is a massive part of community identity, political activism, and self expression.

Every day, street artists attempt to transform another urban surface into a vehicle for their work, and this time, we’re focusing on stairs. These are beautifully painted stairs from around the world, from Philadelphia to Barcelona, all the way to Seoul. It’s incredible what these artists have achieved with such a common canvas is absolutely breathtaking. See the works of urban art below.

01. And interesting and detailed staircase in Tirgu Mures, Romania.


02. A giant bunny on some stairs in Albertina, Vienna.


03. A tribute to traditional theater in Seoul, South Korea.

04. The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois.


05. A hilarious portrait on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

06. A peace-seeking design in Izmir, Turkey.


07. The many stair pencils of Poznan, Poland.


08. A charming work of stair art in Bucharest, Romania.


09. There’s nothing quite like the stairs in Santorini, Greece.


10. An impressive project in Belgrade, Serbia.


11. Old, incredible stairs in Valparaiso, Chile.


12. Something simple and haunting in Morlaix, France.

13. Bright and beautiful in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


14. More incredible work on steps in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


15. The impressive Bom Jesus, in Braga, Portugal.


16. The scholarly stairs in Libreria Acqua Alta, Venice.

Literary steps

17. 3D stair art in Angers, France.

18. Pops of color in Beirut, Lebanon.

AD-The-World's-Most-Amazing-Staircases-18Jubran E. Elias

19. An unbelievable portrait in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

20. An incredible floral staircase in Sicily, Italy.

AD-The-World's-Most-Amazing-Staircases-20Andrea Annaloro

21. Great colors in Medellin, Colombia.


22. An intimidating wolf portrait in Ottawa, Canada.


23. Old, beautiful stairs in Park Guell, Barcelona.

Stairway to Parc Guell

24. Feminine florals in Tehran, Iran.


25. All the colors of the rainbow in Istanbul, Turkey.


26. Monochrome realness in Ankara, Turkey.


27. Vibrant geometry in Beirut, Lebanon.

28. 16 Avenue Tiled Steps in San Francisco, California.

29. Piano stairs in Valparaiso, Chile.

30. Some incredibly lifelike goldfish in Seoul, South Korea.

31. A pop of color between two buildings in Wuppertal, Germany.

32. And finally, the Stairs of Peace in Syria.

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Architecture & Design was started by an Afghan - Canadian entrepreneur, he believes that wellbeing is affected by the spaces we spend our time in and that their design is an important notion to consider with regards to our personal comfort and happiness – whether we are at home, at work or at play.

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