10 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Design Solutions

When Tom Givone bought a partially finished, abandoned house in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood in 1998, the building “was like a shell that looked like an active job site—paint had hardened over and mud was on the walls,” the owner recalls. The self-taught designer restored a number of floorboards and stair treads in the home using salvaged wood from a farmhouse upstate. #dwell