Feng shui doesn’t like spiral staircases because they represent a giant corkscrew piercing the center of your home. Not great. But in a public space like a library or on the exterior of a home they don’t have the same harmful effect. Pictured here is a novel idea: a rainbow painted spiral. If I believed in heaven I might imagine the stairway to it to look like this. Photo lifted from design-dautore.com.