Ian Knapper Natural Stone Designs
The name Ian Knapper has become synonymous with stunning stone design: From fireplaces to staircase design and other sculptural works, we have repeatedly defined new standards in excellence. Ian approaches all of his projects with a passionate and engaging attitude, intent on creating something bespoke and beautiful, ensuring a fantastic customer experience throughout.
Stone Fireplace & Staircase Designer
As staircase designer, fireplace designer and sculptor, Ian Knapper has been creating beautiful works in stone for over 25 years.
Ian discovered his craft at an early age and went on to study stone masonry at the City of Bath College. His passion continued to grow and he went on to win competitions & awards for his skills at both national & international levels.
Contemporary & Traditional Design
In the early years of Ian’s career he was heavily involved with historic building restoration; working with The National Trust & English Heritage. Whilst enjoyable, Ian felt creatively stifled.
“It was a privilege to be working on the National heritage, however I felt creatively challenged. I wanted to have design input to create products that reflected my passion and gave real pleasure to my clients”
Ian took his passion for creativity with natural stone and applied it to his craft. He now feels he can truly shine; creating contemporary staircases and fireplaces drawing from his formal training, experience with traditional methods and unparalleled design flair. That’s why Ian Knapper’s stone staircases and fireplaces are considered second to none.
The success of Ian Knapper is based on a committed team of individuals who work together to produce beautiful solutions in solid natural stone.
Quality is an integral part of Ian Knapper. The dedicated and time-served craftsmen pride themselves on their quality of work no matter how small or complex the commission they are hand crafting. Often they are the same people completing the installations and final snags and their passion is reflected in their care and attention to detail ensuring finished quality everytime.
Customer Service is paramount to Ian Knapper and no matter where you are in the process we aim to ensure this is consistent throughout starting with the initial contact right through to completion.