Make the most of stair carpet ideas with colour, texture and the latest designs

brown stair runner on wooden staircase
(Image credit: Rachel Whiting)

Including stair carpet ideas in your home design plan can help bridge your hard surfaces downstairs with the soft, fabric of your bedrooms upstairs.

This high-traffic area will want a carpet that can withstand a lot, while also signalling that a space of sanctuary and sleep is just a few steps away. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.