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Architectural Digest Show Trends and Styles – By Diane Lemonides

The intertwined trends of home fashion lent their voices in harmony. at the 2019 AD show in NYC on Pier 94. The soothing notes of green echoed loud and clear as I walked the aisles of this years’ show. Each aisle showcased the world’s leading home and design brands from Bosch, Compass Security, Gaggenau, Graff,…

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Exceptional Railing and Spiral Stair for Back Deck

A McLean, Virginia landscape designer was completely upgrading the landscape and exterior living area. They were designing an exterior porch and lower terrace area. The designer designed the area to accommodate a spiral stair case. The railing design was to coordinate between all areas of the terrace and stairs. And the spiral stair needed lighting…

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Compass Wins 3 More Awards!

Compass Ironworks has been awarded three more “Top Job” awards by their peers for outstanding work. The “Top Job” competition, hosted by NOMMA in Indianapolis last week, is a contest among the top artists and fabricators across the nation. Competition entries range from driveway gates, to terrace railings, to modern stairs, to iron sculpture. With…

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Grab your Free Architectural Digest Design Show Tickets!

Complimentary tickets to the prestigious Architectural Digest Show. Don’t miss it! This years show will be better than ever…. We will be showcasing our brand new graphics, a modern, dazzling stair, an optical illusion inside a disappearing gate and forged squirrels hiding in the branches of a Japanese Maple Tree sculpture! This is the year…

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Mark Your Calendar For The Architectural Digest Show 2019!

Compass Ironworks and Compass Iron Security will be participating at he Architectural Digest show in New York City and will be showcasing current trends in modern stairs, terrace railing designs, decorative security fence and driveway gates with openers. The event will be at Pier 92 and 94, March 21-23rd. The AD show is one of…

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Urban Washington DC Driveway Gate

A beautiful property and home in urban Washington DC needed an upgrade to their front gate. The existing gate was corroding so they wanted solid aircraft grade aluminum for its non-corrosive properties. They also had hidden gate operators that they needed the new security gate to connect to. The desire was to replicate existing design…

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2019 ASLA NJ Show Recap!

We participated in the 2019 ASLA NJ conference in Atlantic City, NJ. Displaying our new booth exhibiting Iron railings, property fence, and security gates, even a sliding driveway gate with an automatic gate opener that disappeared into a wall. The landscape architects loved it! We got many comments on our booth display. While we were…

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Beautiful Automated Massachusetts Security Gate

A successful executive in the Northeast was building his dream house and wanted security gates with hidden driveway gate openers. The property was on the waterfront so everything had to be created in aircraft grade and marine grade aluminum. From the start, the request was for the gate to be magnificent, so that it does…

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See you in Atlantic City, NJ!

We will be in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Feb 11 & 12th at the New Jersey American Society of Landscape Architect Conference. Landscape architects from Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia will be gathered for continuing education sessions and also to see the latest in products with our new booth layout. We…

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