Ian Knapper’s talent for producing designer staircases has been honed over almost three decades in this highly specialist industry. With such an impressive portfolio it’s no surprise that Ian Knapper is counted as one of the most respected staircase designers in the world.
When you choose services with Ian Knapper you will be getting so much more than a beautifully crafted designer staircase – you will also be able to enjoy all the knowledge and support we can offer you as a dedicated designer of stone staircases. Please feel free to request a brochure detailing Ian’s previous work constructing designer staircases. Request your brochure here.
Ian has a keen eye for detail, and will work with you closely to design a bespoke set of modern stairs that suits the personality of the building it is destined to be installed in. One of Ian’s most important skills is the fact that he is an incredibly capable designer in modern and classically designed stone staircases. This is possible thanks to Ian’s experience working on heritage and period projects and his passion for developing innovative and exciting design and stonemasonry techniques.
Contrary to popular belief, contemporary style isn’t confined to a particular time frame and it simply refers to staircase designs that are popular in the current day. This makes contemporary staircase design more of a concept than an identifiable style.
Modern staircase designs come from the early to mid 20th Century and are inspired by Scandinavian and Germanic styles from this time period. Modern staircase design places a high emphasis on simple form and function, with clean lines and minimalist embellishments. Its main identifiers are neutral colours, simple forms, and an overall feeling of balance and harmony.
Traditional design is a warm and comfortable style, incorporating design elements that predate the modern design period and a higher focus on creating a more informal and comfortable look. It is characterised by softer, gently flowing lines and warm tones, and is more decorative without being ostentatious.
Ian’s role as a staircase designer has seen him collaborate on some exciting and extensive projects over the years. As well as designing and building staircases for private clients, he regularly finds himself working closely alongside designers, architects, contractors and construction companies in the UK with incredible results in new builds and renovation projects alike.
Ian is always happy to hear from potential collaborators, so if you would like to join forces on your upcoming projects there has never been a better time to contact us to discuss your project.
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Whether you are planning a commercial or residential development, a beautifully designed staircase by Ian Knapper will create a remarkable focal point and can be the finishing touch that sets your development projects apart.