Archive for May 2019

Brass Railing on Glass Stair

A client was building his Dream home and had a modern staircase with glass railing. A challenge was that to meet code requirements on the curved glass railing, he needed a graspable handrail. He wanted to enhance the contemporary stair design with a round brass handrail. An additional challenge was that all the brackets had…

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Compass Iron Security at ASIS NYC!

  Compass Iron Security participated in the ASIS NYC conference last week. A gathering of over 2500 security professionals from across the country to see the latest in thought leadership and technology. The latest gadgets in surveillance cameras, crash barriers, driveway gate openers, perimeter security and active shooter detection were debated. Probably the highest interest…

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Exterior Railing that Accentuates the Architecture

Clients were building their dream home on their wooded lot in the Mainline Philadelphia area. They had need for extensive stair and terrace railings. They explored material and design options by browsing through many railing pictures. They choose custom-forged solid aluminum pickets for the strength and rigidity, plus the elegance and character they provided without…

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Property Security with a Beautiful Design

A couple had built a dream home on a Northeast lakefront property were looking to surround the entire property with the best security fence that also met pool code, and at the same time accentuated the immaculate landscape by the landscape architect. They wanted a very rigid fence, that presented a barrier for intruders to…

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Modern Railing in NYC

An interior designer from Florida was designing a contemporary upscale home in Brooklyn. They wanted a modern railing design for terrace to add design synergy for the exterior. They evaluated numerous house balcony railing designs to find the correct balance of traditional and modern. In the end, they struck a transitional tone with elongated ovals…

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