Cyber Monday Brings Great Home Décor Gifts to Metropolis Iron!

  Happy Cyber Monday!  Holiday gift buying is in full swing and we are still worn out from Black Friday, but are so excited about all the great gifts that you can find this holiday season at for the home décor lover in your life!  Our drapery medallions, address plaques and corbels make wonderful […]

Add a new flair to your outdoor living area with Outdoor Corbels!

Looking for a decorative corbel for your outdoor living area’s bar or kitchen area that is eye appealing and durable?   Our new line of outdoor corbels forged from non-corrosive aluminum to withstand even the harshest weather conditions will add style to outdoor living areas.  The new line of corbels is drawn from our current line […]

Recycled Paper Countertops Wow with Look and Durability

Eye catching and durable, recycled paper countertops are a great green home material, and they surprise many with warmth like that of stone countertop option. Recycled paper countertops are composed of postconsumer wastepaper, nonpetroleum-based resins and pigments.  This mix is heated and compressed into a dense, monolithic slab with a feel that’s often compared to […]

More Green Home Ideas! We Love Reclaimed Wood Countertops!

Recently we’ve been covering a lot of green home ideas and how to create an environmentally friendly room here on our Metropolis Iron blog!  I recently had a friend that remodeled their kitchen and went for an amazing, green countertop option, reclaimed wood.  Though most kitchen counters are made from stone, ceramics or another type […]

Floating Countertop Support Brackets are All the Rage

Raised or floating countertop extensions are typically used on island or peninsula base cabinets. They add extra countertop space by using large steel brackets similar to the smaller corbels that are used to support normal countertop bar extensions. The brackets are strong and much larger than traditional supports because they are often used to support […]

Recycled Countertops are a Smart, Ecofriendly Choice!

Today there are so many kitchen counter top options for designers.  Of course there are the classics such as formica, stainless steel and granite, but over the last few years many recycled countertops have been emerging on the market.  While each has their own advantages, recycled content countertops have many benefits in addition to being […]

The Timelessness of Wrought Iron

Home designing with wrought iron is brings strength, beauty, and timelessness to any home décor situation.  The plethora of interior design items with wrought iron includes amazing styles and designs to bring sophistication to your rooms, walls and outdoors. Obtainable in various shapes, dimensions, styles and designs wrought iron is commonly used in home décor […]

It’s True: We Really DO Love Custom Orders and Projects!

I know that we always claim how much we love custom requests and orders here at Metropolis Iron, but you know what, we really do!  I love a challenge and many times new designs create those!  Plus, the feeling that I get helping a customer with a design issue with an affordable and attractive custom […]

Corbels for Granite Countertops

Granite countertops can add value, elegance, and class to any kitchen design, but when using a heavy countertop material, such as granite, you must ensure that the countertop is properly supported.  There are so many choices are available for additional support for granite countertops, including corbels and countertop support brackets. Corbels come in a variety […]

5 Kitchen Countertop Materials that are Spicing up Kitchen Designs!

When you think designer countertops, marble and granite are probably the first materials that pop in your mind, but recently nontraditional materials have emerged as wonderful surfaces for kitchen counters.  A few weeks ago we had posted a blog that covered a variety of these materials and today we will bring you part two in […]