Modern decor celebrates exposed structural elements and emphasis on horizontal and vertical lines with fewer curves. A perfect fit for those who like simple, uncluttered spaces with clean lines and a lack of fussy adornments.

Custom wrought iron and wood railings modern painted satin black in Chicago main view

Modern wrought iron / wood railings painted satin black in Lincolnwood

A customer in the bustling city of Lincolnwood, just a few miles outside of Chicago, reached out to create a custom wrought iron railing for the staircase in their home.
Modern aluminum awnings powder coated white in Arlington Heights

Modern aluminum awnings powder coated white in Arlington Heights

A customer in Arlington Heights, IL had reached out to SMW because they were looking to add a custom wrought iron awning above their backyard entrance door that would match the wrought iron railing they had in place.
Custom wrought iron & concrete stairs modern painted satin black with poured cement steps

Modern wrought iron & concrete stairs painted satin black in Chicago

A customer in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago reached out to SMW to replace the staircase at the entrance of their home, but keep the existing railings and only freshen them up with a new coat of primer and paint.
Custom wrought iron & wood & cable railings modern painted satin black outside stairs

Modern wrought iron & wood & cable railings painted satin black in Chicago

Inspired by a design they liked on the SMW website a customer in Old Town neighborhood of Chicago requested a customized version of a wrought iron, cable and wood railing structure for their back porch.
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Modern wrought iron railings painted satin black in Racine

A homeowner in Racine, WI reached out to the experts at Signature Metal Works to update the staircase railings in their home and feature the geometric shapes inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture in the vertical bars of the finished…
Custom wrought iron railing painted silver bottom

Modern wrought iron railing painted silver in North Barrington

As part of a home remodeling project of their lakefront home in the North Barrington area, a customer reached out to us for a railing solution which would fit in with their open floor concept design.
Custom aluminum awning powder coated blue

Modern aluminum awnings powder coated custom colors in Kenosha

A beautiful awning for a commercial location, powder coated in black for the front installation, with the company name painted a contrasting white, as well as a coordinated blue installation for the side door.
Custom Flat bar Handrail

Flat bar wall mounted silver paint handrails for law office

Modern architecture has a style that cannot be mistaken with any other style of architecture from the past. It is both sharp and smooth edges. It can be natural materials mixed with industrial.
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A River Forest railing to last the next 5 decades

We recently had a family reach out to us from River Forest to design a beautiful modern railing for their home. Their existing railing was fabricated over 5 decades before and it was time for a fresh start. The challenge…
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Custom Commercial Wrought Iron Window Frames in Chicago

Windows are one of the most amazing pieces of modern architecture. In the history of construction we have moved from small windows with thick glass to windows that can take up an entire wall. Windows and their design can change…
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Custom Modern Handrail in Highland Park

This railing was a pleasure to create to bring a new sense of character to this home in Highland Park. The architecture of the home was Mid-century modern with naturalistic elements throughout the home.

Modern Railing in Chicago for Open Stairs

We often get emails from clients that are modernizing their condos or commercial properties and are looking for a solution that makes sense within their budget. We spoke to this client from Lakeview in Chicago on several occasions and his…

Stainless Steel Diamond Plate Treads

We recently had a commercial client reach out to us about their metal pan treads or steps for the entrance of their manufacturing plant that they wanted to replace due to constant rust.
Custom railing in Deerfield, IL

Deerfield Exterior Round Bar Railing

We recently had a customer call us about redoing his railing at his home in Deerfield. We came in and removed all the existing metal and once the concrete was set we came in and installed a custom design for…