Steel Stair Takes a Turn

A client was building a custom home on the top of a mountain in PA. They designed an overlook on top of the home to take advantage of its location and view the surrounding landscape from all angles. However, due to budget constraints, the original master stair idea had been abandoned. So, the floor plan…

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Authentic Iron Railing

A world-renowned architect was designing a home renovation in the greater Philadelphia area. As part of the renovation, the original builder-grade wood picket railing needed to go. To enhance the ambience of the entrance space, we installed a custom crafted iron railing . There was over 50 feet of interior railing, including an extensive overlook…

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Beautiful Metal Shower Doors

A builder in the Philadelphia area was renovating an old farmhouse into a vacation getaway for a European executive. The interior designer wanted beautiful metal shower doors and metal shower partitions with glass in it. The design vision was for it to be in a modern industrial design. We proposed that all the metal would…

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Modern Stair Railing

A builder on the New Jersey shore was constructing a new modern home for a client. The interior design was a modern European style. It had modern kitchen cabinets, white walls with horizontal lines, and modern art adding color to the décor. We wanted to match the same flow with the stair railings. The stair…

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Luxury Railings

A developer in New York City (Naftali Group) was building a high-rise apartment building in the classical architectural style in beautiful Manhattan. As part of the architectural design there were some outdoor terraces that needed luxury railings. The architect had created some very interesting balcony railing designs. These designs featured an interweave and a greek…

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Exciting News!

Compass Ironworks participated in the NOMMA 2022 Top Job Competition and was given 2 gold awards and 1 silver award. The NOMMA Top Job competition covers driveway gates, interior stair railings, exterior railings, iron fences, iron furniture, iron sculptures and iron restoration projects. Entries come from all over the country, and even internationally. These submissions…

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Beauty Takes Pain

Beauty takes pain! This project was tedious and strenuous, but we know it has a finish that will last for decades! See for yourself below! A landscape designer in Virginia was working on a Washington DC suburb property and building a beautiful terrace and outdoor space. As part of the plan, they needed terrace railings…

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Remarkable Railing that is Cost-effective

A custom home builder in Maryland was completing a beautiful custom home. There were numerous stairs and terraces that needed attractive railings to meet code requirements in order to get a certificate of occupancy. This home was built with amazing detail and remarkable quality. Thus, the railings needed to be done just right, both from…

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Modern Rail and a Dog Gate

A local client was doing a home renovation and wanted to upgrade the mudroom stair area. The interior designer had a vision for a modern, artistic rail and a dog gate to go with it. We were happy to help bring this vision to life!             We utilized 3/8” rectangular flat bars and then gave…

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Innovative Metal Stair Rail

A contractor was building a Center for art & design at a private school in New Jersey. The architect had designed a unique stair to provide access between the basement and the first floor. As part of the design innovation, he had integrated bleachers alongside this staircase. These bleachers were situated so that lectures could…

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