Instead of installing a traditional turned baluster railing, the homeowners opted for an oval pattern sawn baluster railing. While its appearance is quite similar to turned balusters from the front view, the ovals created by the negative space lends an interesting arts and crafts twist.
Imagine a no nails railing! Instead of using nails or screws, the craftsman uses the railing’s balusters as pegs to hold the railing together. The result is a handsomely crafted railing and one that is truly unique.
A large open deck is defined by this Prairie Style Ipe deck railing that merges into the endless woodsy landscape. Vertical wood balusters with a simple decorate design on the top complement the floor’s horizontal planks. Along with the clean lines in the matching furniture, the overall look is strikingly beautiful, yet unpretentious.
Bring the beauty of the outdoors in with this rustic railing! Here, a craftsman uses a thick branch from a Mountain Laurel tree to create the wavy handrail. Thinner branches with their bark intact are interwoven to form balusters and a piece of art on the stairway as well!
Although this Palm Beach Caribbean lattice guardrail looks light and airy, it makes a big visual impact on the building’s exterior. Painted antique white, its decorative design of interlacing lattice stands out beautifully against a pastel yellow backdrop.
This 18th century Monticello Chippendale railing design still inspires architects and homeowners today. The Chinese Chippendale style features interconnecting diagonal and rectilinear forms placed between linear railings and draws much visual interest.
With its low profile, this pipe and cable railing design works perfectly in this open, free-standing stairway without a support wall. Streamlined wire cable provides the infill for the handrails constructed from simple metal pipes, lending a modern look to the interior.
Get inspired with this mermaid seahorse railing theme idea! This unique and decorative railing looks like a nautical scene derived from Greek mythology with two creatures–part man, horse and fish–resting within an ornate frame.
A simple design, rough texture and pastoral feel makes this rustic triple horizontal railing perfect for this natural setting. In addition, the wooden rails and balusters closely match the deck’s planks in width and thickness for a cohesive flow.
This exquisite Neoclassical Doric Column metal baluster railing gets its inspiration from ancient Greek and Roman temples. Spaces between the metal balusters making up each column seemingly look like the groves typically found in the Doric columns of early Greek architecture.