25 Best Modern Staircase Runner Ideas for 2024

25 best stair runners for this year


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1. Refined Interest Stair Runner

For an interesting take on a plain colored Stair Runner, this Light Gray Stair Runner would look amazing in any home and staircase for that matter.

Big chunky squares with a nice soft modern look. This is one of our faves! Suitable for hardwood flooring, it adds both safety and style, preventing slips on dark and slippery surfaces.

This Stair Runner comes in a few colors and is priced right and won’t break the bank. This Stair Runner is Winter Delta  Click Here For More Info


2. Pet Perfect Stair Runners

Is your staircase in need of some beautiful two-toned designer vibed carpet? Well, Shaw has you covered.

This is Run Free, one of the most exciting stair runners for 2024. This stair runner comes in many colors to suit any mood and it's stain-proof!

A neutral runner option pairs well with various design elements, making it versatile for any home decor.

best stair runner for dogs

3. Modern Stair Carpet Runners

Create the air of luxury, warmth, and softness with a premium quality staircase runner.

This is Exquisite Portrait, one of our faves, modern, sophisticated, and fun! This color is called Corinthian Column and will brighten any home!

A plush runner can add texture to a neutral staircase, enhancing its overall appeal.

This is hot for 2024 Modern Farmhouse Stair Runner Exquisite Portrait Corinthian Column.


4. Anderson Tuftex Marquet Carpet Runners

Introduce a linen look theme to your stairs!

Soft white herringbone patterned carpet runner.

Truly unique and absolutely perfect. What else can we say but perfect? We mean PERFECT! and gorgeous and PERFECT stair runner.

striped linear staircase runner

5. Stain Proof Carpet Runners sold by the foot

Stain-proof stair runners are all the rage when it comes to homes and staircases with dogs, kids, and husbands lol.

Moms meet Natural Artistry, Natural Artistry meet your new home. Super easy to clean and keep clean.


This staircase carpet runner is called Natural Artistry Smoke Screen click here for more info.


Stair runner carpeting options with geometric patterns add personality and style to your staircase.

6. Herringbone Stair Runners

Herringbone stair runners are on trend right now that they are often on the waiting list! These designer stair runners will make any staircase pop.

Super tough, this Anderson Tuftex carpet is, yes sir, a thing of beauty!

Rug runners are versatile in transforming a blank staircase or entryway into a focal point, creating an inviting first impression.

modern traditional farmhouse stair runner

Check out these other herringbone stair runners Click Here.

7. Bold Patterned Stair Carpet Runner

Bold patterns make a statement and take your staircase from zero to hero!

Patterned runners add character and hide wear and tear effectively.

Here’s another favorite of ours, this Anderson Tuftex stair runner color in particular hides things well, if you know what I mean (Shhh).

geometric stair runner in brown on wooden stairs

8. Waffle Patterned Carpet Runners

Add a waffle carpet runner to your home’s current decor for a harmonious feel.

This classic style of stair runner will suit almost any home and won’t break the bank …wink wink!

waffle style stair runner


9. Shaw Tranquil Spirit Snowfall

Want something exciting and eye-catching? Think about this amazing carpet from Shaw for your stair runner!

Elegant, sophisticated, you’ll be a hit at your next get-together. This is a pet-perfect carpet, easy to clean! White white, oh you are so nice.

stair-runner-on wooden stairs in New-Jersey

10. Two Toned Modern Herringbone Stair Runner

Wow is all anyone can say when they walk into this home and are greeted by this Bay of Hope designer stair runner.

Two-toned luxury, durable and elegant! Win, win, win, win.

Look at it, it's absolutely divine! Protecting modern stair runner treads from wear and tear is crucial for maintaining the beauty of your staircase.

anderson tuftex stair runner color shady

11. Gray Stair Runner

Gray stair runner with a hint of black.

This particular stair runner was featured on the hit TV series HGTV, and if you’re a fan, you may remember this stair runner from an episode featuring a certain Nashville couple now defunct! Yup, those two, but we still love this design! And those two.

mohawk stair runner color is gray

It complements the staircase spindles perfectly.

12. Beige Stair Runners

This is Ancient Treasure by Mohawk, a super popular choice for stair runners for the price-conscious.

Affordable and luxurious at the same time, and with a neutral palette with a hint of beige, this stair runner fits all budgets.

modern beige stair runner ideas

13. Modern Pattern Staircase Runner

Brown & beige as a choice for a carpet runner is easy and hides any dirt well. It also complements any home’s decor. This stair runner is called Cork and we love it!

modern stair runner with landing

14. Jute Style Staircase Runner

Liven up a boring and dull staircase with a jute style carpet or sisal runner. Super durable and great for stairs, you are going to love it!

A sisal stair runner adds texture and an organic feel, perfect for pairing with natural accents like pampas grass and woven baskets.

jute staircase run rug

15. Anderson Tuftex Batique Stair Runners

The staircase can be cold and uninviting, so try and counteract this by introducing some different hues.

Batique, meet staircase. Feet, meet Batique. Soft, soft, soft and will stand the test of time!

cozy modern stair runners

16. Clean white carpet runner

White never goes out of fashion and can create the illusion of space, light, and airiness, definitely something you need for your staircase!

That white-patterned stair runner would be incredible in your house.

nylon carpet runner on stairs

17. Anderson Tuftex Always Natural Herringbone Carpet Runner

Herringbone, we meet again!

Another favorite of the creative designers group and stagers everywhere, this chevron patterned stair runner by Anderson Tuftex is to die for.

Very, very popular and did we mention popular! This color is the color of colors!

herringbone carpet runner on stairs in Pennsylvania United States



18. Gray Striped Stair Runners

Gray and natural color.

It is also a great introduction to your home as a carpet runner on your staircase.

Great for kids and pets, this gray stair runner does the job and would complement any staircase.

stair runner landing carpet in grey

Stair runner rugs are known for their durability and stain resistance, making them ideal for high-traffic areas. A striped stair runner can add visual interest and depth to your staircase.

19. Cheap Nylon Stair Runner

Strong, durable, and cheap! This nylon front stairway runner from Shaw called Areial Arts comes in many fantastic colors and comes with a fabulous price tag.

With a good pad, you're all set! Straight staircases offer a different design appeal compared to curved ones, each bringing its own unique style to your home

cheap nylon stair runner

20. Bold Black Staircase Runners

If you have a contemporary interior style in your home, extend this theme to your staircase carpet runner as well with a modern solid look.

black stair runner

21. Striped Stair Runners

Sometimes they want stripes, so give them stripes! This stair runner from Shaw is 100% nylon, durable as hell, and definitely not boring!

This is a picture of a stair striped runner, that was also on HGTV and installed by Direct Carpet.

striped staircase carpet runners


22. Brown & Tan Stair Runners

Your staircase runner will look cool and collected with a solid block of brown and a design or patterned runner in tan.

Contemporary, beautiful, classic, modern, and all of the above. Comes in many different colors. This one we really like!

brown and tan stair runner rugs

23. Simple, Affordable Staircase Runners

Simple stair runners are what some situations call for. Want to give your stairs a facelift? Maybe you're selling and your stairs need a pick-me-up!

This small square stair runner from Mohawk will do just that! And at an affordable price too!


24. Dark Gray Patterned Stair Runners

Twilight Jungle is the name and dark bold gray stair runner is her name! Beautiful, dark, and a bold pattern, this stair runner from Mohawk Industries would look great anywhere but would look best on your staircase.

Great for dogs and pets, this is the one, mom!

28 ft long stair runner

25. Traditional Dark Brown Runner Rug

You simply cannot go wrong with a traditional brown carpet runner for your stairs. It looks homely and hides stains well.

Here is a herringbone patterned dark brown stair runner great for all occasions. 100% nylon and ready for foot traffic now!


It complements a traditional staircase with classic design elements.

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  • Tammy

    Is there a method to picking out a color for stair runners? I have all white walls, black railings, and fairly dark grey floors and stairs. I was going to get black stair runners

  • Carol

    Interested in #8, where can I purchased and what is the price.

    Thank you

  • Swan

    Do you give Veterans a discount and we’re in canton ga where r u located and when can you come and give us an estimate

  • Kelly

    Hello! I’m interested in pricing for the below runner:

    16. Clean white carpet runner

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