Coco Chanel - Paris Apartment - During the fashion shows, which took place down stairs, Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel would sit on the staircase. Thanks to the mirrors she could see everything taking place, but no one could see her.
How can I get one of these staircases in my dream house? Because it is awesome. Lonely Planet classified this bookshop as the third best bookshop in the world, Livraria Lello & Irmão in Porto, Portugal (by Ricardo Bevilaqua).
Although I do NOT like steps in my home this Gorgeous White Victorian staircase and the carved detail of the wood and possible Lyncrusta on the walls are dreamy! C: ---- enjoying seeing detail somewhere on stairs or railing!
(would be costly architecture, but there are some elements here I like) "Stairway to heaven: The neoclassic Romanian Atheneum, constructed in 1888 by French architect Albert Galleron, is home to the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra.