Custom Ironwork

As part of a backyard renovation, a builder in Lancaster PA was creating a beautiful pool house and outdoor living area. The architect had created the pool house design with a combination of exposed timbers, stone walls, and iron railings. On the south side of the building the stone countertop also created the bottom of…

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Design Inspiration Scrapbook

 For over a decade, we have been closely following interior design and architecture magazines to see what the hottest styles are. As soon as we see a photos of iron stair railings with a modern mono-stringer staircase design, we tear it out and add it to our inspiration folder. The wrought iron design inspiration folder…

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Design Guide 2024

Introducing the Compass Design Guide 2024! Your one stop shop that provides over 250 pages of exceptional ironwork for architects, designers, and clients to pull inspiration from. This guide helps assist in the design selection process. It also provides thought leadership in Iron gates, balcony railings, property fences, and custom stairs for the design community.…

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Classical Ironwork Staircase

A client in VA was renovating a home from the basement to the attic. Part of the renovation was for a custom stair to provide an egress point from the basement to the grade level. The client chose the stair design to be a beautiful classical ironwork staircase design. However, the client debated between a…

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Rectangular Railings

A client in Delaware was building a magnificent home and needed railings on different areas of this new home. There was a nice loggia on the side of the house that needed a custom balcony railing. There were many other areas including: basement steps, front entry steps, side entry steps and a pool railing. The…

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Unique Yacht Inspired Railing

A builder was building an exceptional home on the New Jersey Shore. An architect and designer were involved in the railing design to enhance peace and harmony throughout the entire space. The vision was to emulate a yacht theme throughout the railing design and property. The design team came up with a unique yacht inspired…

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Double Helical Stair

A client on the New Jersey shore was building an exceptional home. This build featured a second story deck. In order to access the second floor deck, they needed a staircase. They went with an exceptional double helical stair design. The initial idea was to have the double helical stair start from the first-floor deck…

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Blackened Spiral Staircase

A contractor was building an addition to a mainline Philadelphia residence. Part of the addition was for a library space on the 2nd floor. The architect had designed a blackened spiral staircase for that area. The clients are well traveled and had inspiration ideas from foreign countries that they wanted incorporated into their spiral stair…

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Rustic Farmhouse Railing

A client in the Philadelphia area was building a rustic modern farmhouse. For the porch railings and front step railings they wanted a design that enhanced the rustic modern décor. So, we provided them with a rustic farmhouse railing! They had utilized reclaimed barn beams for the porch posts, which really accentuated the rustic atmosphere…

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Custom Modern Railing

And client was building an exceptional home in a modern architectural style on the New Jersey shore. There was need for terrace railings, exterior stair railings, and balcony railings for the master bedroom and safety railings for the bulkhead area. So we created them custom modern railings for each of these areas. The client evaluated…

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