creux d’un escalier

19:46 Jul 23, 2018
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French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Architecture / Interior design
French term or phrase: creux d’un escalier
Une table ronde qui porte la signature distinctive de la décoratrice se love dans le creux d’un escalier à colimaçon en béton peint.

I don't know and can't find the right English word!
nocciola
Germany
Local time: 09:29


Summary of answers provided
3 +6nestles in the hollow of a spiral staircase
Tony M


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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +6
se love dans le creux d’un escalier à colimaçon
nestles in the hollow of a spiral staircase


Explanation:
Seems pretty clear this must be the kind of spiral staircase the runs round the walls of a (probably circular) stairwell, and this round table is fitted into the otherwise fairly 'dead' space in the centre at the bottom.

I'm sure it would help to visualize this if you could find a pictrure of the actual place...

Tony M
France
Local time: 09:29
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agree  philgoddard
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agree  Daryo
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agree  Elisabeth Gootjes
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agree  Domini Lucas: nestles sounds really great
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agree  Michele Fauble
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agree  B D Finch
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