Laura Hull showcased the wine cellar staircase of Los Angeles designer Nicole Sassaman. What a great and space efficient idea! The former staircase was encased in drywall all the way to the banister but Sassaman knew there was a better way to utilize the space and all she had to give up was a coat closet. The cool temperature provided by the stairs makes the covered space ideal for wine storage and a clear glass enclosure gives the house that extra special serving of chic. Salud!