• GAME CHANGER STAIRCASES (12/5/2019) - Staircases have been our speciality for over 20 years. Using our selection of design surfaces in our stair studio in New York on 31st Street  – from low-iron glass to massive oak, colors and geometrical shapes –  as well as our stair TOOLBOX, an architect can configure a staircase in about an hour. Insensation delivers […]
  • ONEPLANE™ FRAMELESS POCKET DOORS (12/4/2019) - For architects and contractors seeking a complete interior frameless pocket door, without having to source the track, hardware, wall reception piece, floor guide or drywall studs themselves, Insensation offers oneplane™ FP1, a turn-key solution which is both of high acoustic quality and eliminates any installation errors of the pocket on building sites. The architect no […]
  • WE ARE HIRING (11/21/2019) - Sales Representatives New York, Los Angeles, Miami Insensation was founded in Switzerland over 20 years ago, and is specialized in high-quality interior doors and sustainable staircases. We are expanding our North American operations and seeking additional Sales Representatives in several geographies to work with our motivated teams. Our products are unique and of very high […]
  • FRAMELESS CONSULTING (11/14/2019) - Insensation is known for its expertise in the use of sustainable aluminum in construction, particularly in the areas of doors and staircases. Our 20 year existence, with over 4500 client projects around the world makes us a good choice when considering the cost savings/benefit of implementing aluminum over steel or wood in these areas. With […]
  • NEW ONEPLANE™ COPLANAR DOORS (11/7/2019) - If you are a minimalist, you will inherently understand the beauty of these doors.   For those projects where a high-end, co-planar oak door is required, we have created a minimalistic door line called MR3 which has handcrafted oak leafs and jambs. The leafs are co-planar with the outside wall in both push-in and pull-out […]
  • NEW CANTILEVER STAIRCASES (10/15/2019) - Insensation’s new line of Cantilever staircases keeps in line with trends emerging for maximum minimalism in staircase design. The steel substructure is mounted directly into a solid wall, and the refined wood treads are slotted over the steel, making it appear that the wooden steps are floating from the wall. Full-glass railings in many glass […]
  • NEW ONEPLANE™ INTERIOR DOORS FOR LARGE SCALE PROJECTS (10/7/2019) - Insensation is pleased to announce a new line of interior doors called TIME which offer an interesting price-value option for large scale projects and many design options. The doors are available with lacquer as well as wood veneer options, visible or concealed hinges, and magnetic or traditional mechanical lock cases. In addition, all doors can […]
  • Escalier Treppe Treppenbau Glastreppe Designtreppe AVC Schweiz STAIRPLANE™ TOOLBOX FOR ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS (10/1/2019) - Architects and contractors around the globe appreciate our unique designs and high quality staircases. From Santa Monica to Switzerland, our staircases are installed in fine homes and professional studios wanting something more, something unique. Our slim constructions are structurally sound, and don’t require the massive weight and unsightly bulk of steel beams one usually sees […]
  • NEW ONEPLANE™ GLASS DOORS (9/30/2019) - oneplane™ Glass doors harmonize perfectly with frameless wooden doors in minimalist architecture. Our metal interior doors are made of glass with tight and slender corrosion-free aluminum profiles. These profiles are much slimmer and tighter than traditional steel door profiles. Our profiles were developed in-house and have a radius of only half a millimeter. Moreover, the front […]
  • STAIRPLANE™ IN SOHO (9/28/2019) - Insensation was proud to deliver two custom, glass staircases for an outstanding piece of architecture on Greene Street in Soho, NYC. The loft is a precisely detailed living space with an amazing layout over 3 floors. We got to spend some time with the contractor during the staircase installation and were enormously impressed with the […]
  • ONEPLANE™ DOORS IN THE HAMPTONS (9/18/2019) - Working with an extremely talented developer who possesses an innate understanding of design and materialization, Insensation provided all the doors in this luxurious new residence in the Hamptons. The project encompassed 40 frameless lacquered doors, frameless pocket doors, glass frameless doors, glass sliding doors and the exclusive door hardware for them. The 2-inch thick Insensation […]
  • ONEPLANE™ MINIMALISM IN NEW YORK (9/16/2019) - This 19th Century Italianate brick row house, located in Ft Greene, Brooklyn, was stripped down to its brick shell and re-built with a 400 square foot, full width, two story rear extension for a young, growing family. The clients were interested in maintaining the historic character of the street façade but completely recreating the interior […]
  • Frameless Door New York | Trimless Door | Minimalist Door | New York | Los Angeles | Flächenbündige Türen | Wandbündige Türen | Deutschland | Schweiz VISIONARY PRODUCTS (9/3/2019) - Insensation® was founded in 1997. We have been designing staircases and frameless doors made from anodized aluminum for over 20 years. All our products express minimalism. We resonate with design which is pure and clean, and combines finishes like glass, natural stone, concrete, subtle colors, geometric shapes and lighting with functional design. Aluminum is lightweight […]
  • SUMMER REVIEW (8/5/2019) - Insensation is proud to work on some of the finest projects in the USA.   As we begin our summer holidays, we would like to thank our clients for their excellent collaboration and continued trust.  Our minimalist doors and staircases are implemented by both large and small architectural practices, as well as general contractors of […]
  • INSENSATION® LOS ANGELES (8/2/2019) - Insensation was founded in Switzerland in 1997. We started our Manhattan-based North American operations in 2015 and since that time have enjoyed a steady growth thanks to great collaboration from architectural firms, property developers and contractors of all types.   Today, we are extremely pleased to announce that we are opening a new distribution arm […]
  • NEW MINIMALIST LEVERS (7/20/2019) - Our door levers, like all our products, express minimalism.  We resonate with design which is pure and combines finishes like glass, natural stone, concrete, subtle colors and geometric shapes with functional design. New Lever Site   Insensation Inc. is a NY State corporation and is headquartered in New York City. Our US organisation is set up […]
  • STAIRPLANE™ revolutionary staircase design | glass stairs | metal stairs | aluminum stairs | design stairs | glass railings | new york | los angeles | miami | switzerland DESIGN WITH HIGH-GRADE ALUMINUM (6/29/2019) - stairplane™ staircases can be found in fine homes in New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Denver and Washington D.C. stairplane® staircases are the result of over 20 years of research and development, manufacturing experience using anodised aluminum and experience with building regulations all over the globe. The unique composition in the aluminum allows us to achieve […]
  • INSENSATION® MIAMI (6/9/2019) - Insensation is pleased to announce the opening of our new sales office in Miami. The new office will allow architects and developers access to our high-quality European doors and stairs. With sales locations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Denver and now Miami, Insensation is continuing on its promise to bring minimalist design products to […]
  • NEW BRASS DESIGN HARDWARE (6/1/2019) - Among the design choices of Convex® Design hardware is a new model manufactured in the heritage of greek classic design. “Kanelaz” is a premium family of brass products, characterized by engravings, an ancient technique used in jewelry, which transforms an object into a work of art giving it a special texture through a precise geometric […]
  • INSENSATION® ISRAEL (5/6/2019) - Insensation is pleased to announce the launch of our new business in Isreal. Due to increasing interest in our high-end products by architects in Isreal, Insensation has started a separate operation to serve the local market. Insensation Israel, Shalom Alicm 11, IL-75205 Rishon Lezion Tel: +972 58784173   email: israel@insensation.com   Insensation Inc. is a NY State corporation […]
  • NEW YORK PENTHOUSE AND STAIRPLANE™ (4/4/2019) - A $ 9.9 M triplex penthouse in Manhattan has three of our stairplane™ glass panel staircases stretching from bottom to roof terrace. The high-grade aluminum and glass perfectly complements the luxurious finishes throughout the penthouse. White marble, whitened oak and white glass are perfectly harmonious and add real value to this residential oasis. www.stairplane.com   […]
  • ONEPLANE™ FRAMELESS DOORS IN CALIFORNIA (4/3/2019) - An innovative man from San Francisco with very good taste visited our New York studio while on business. It was immediately clear to him that he would use our frameless doors in his new home. His contractor spoke to us about the installation and the project went off without a glitch in record time.   […]
  • STAIRPLANE™ IN SAN FRANCISCO (3/15/2019) - Excellent service, follow-up and gorgeous products. I’m thrilled how the glass stair on my project really opens up the middle of the house and floods all levels with light. The details are impeccable! Lloyd DesBrisay, Architect     For the design of a two-family house on a rare vacant lot in San Francisco, the architects […]
  • Frameless Door New York | Trimless Door | Minimalist Door | New York | Los Angeles | Flächenbündige Türen | Wandbündige Türen | Deutschland | Schweiz ONEPLANE™ FRAMELESS LUXURY (3/1/2019) - Insensation has always supplied the best-in-class of what technology has to offer. We are pleased to announce new oneplane™ frameless door technology for exclusive high-end residences. The next-generation frameless doors come with soft-close, touch-to-open and digital locking features. The doors are available with market-leader Simonswerk hinges, top of the line german magnetic lock cases and […]
  • RURAL STAIRPLANE™ IN VIRGINIA (2/27/2019) - With over 2000 unique design combinations, architects all over the USA are implementing stairplane™ staircases in the most amazing projects. This outstanding residence is located outside Washington DC, and combines rustic originality with modern architectural class.  Insensation delivered the staircase, railings and walkway railings connecting the upper parts of the house. Our sustainable staircases and […]
  • STAIRPLANE® IN INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE (2/14/2019) - The talented practice of AM/MOR Architecture recently completed a gut renovation for a rooftop condominium in New York City. The tightness of the space called for excellent planning and imagination, which included a stairplane® high-grade aluminum staircase as well as a huge catwalk with full-glass safety railings. Since stairplane® allows a huge level of customisation […]
  • ONLEVEL® FRAMELESS GLASS RAILINGS (2/6/2019) - Insensation is proud to represent OnLevel in North America.   The OnLevel glass railing components simply speak for themselves. All the products can be mounted considerably faster and easier with the added value of an eye-opening effect. The products do not only provide premium performance and support on steps and stairs, or offer protection on […]
  • ARCHIPLANE™ TAKES OFF (1/16/2019) - More and more contractors, millworkers and designers are asking for parts of our exclusive doors and hardware – to build their own design. We are pleased to release ARCHIPLANE™ – a new way to buy frameless doors frames, pocket door kits, magnetic locks, digital locking solutions and door hardware – all at trade pricing. archiplane.com
  • STAIRPLANE™ GOES STEEL (12/18/2018) - For those clients less interested in a sustainable stair solution with our anodised aluminum staircases, Insensation has released a new line of steel staircase which are unique and priced for every budget. The staircases are available with various stringer and tread options, in both closed, partially closed and open step formats. Check out our menu […]
  • STAIRPLANE™ revolutionary staircase design | glass stairs | metal stairs | aluminum stairs | design stairs | glass railings | new york | los angeles | miami | switzerland STAIRPLANE™ COLOR (12/10/2018) - Our complete range of custom made stairplane™ staircases is now available in any color. After extensive research and development, we are now able to color anodise or color coat any of our stairplane® staircases, railings or landings. Insensation does complete staircase projects and also supplies parts to contractors and architects. For 50 feet of glass […]
  • FRAMELESS DOOR WONDER (11/27/2018) - One of our clients, an international architect building a house in the Hamptons, recently implemented Insensation’s oneplane™ swing and frameless pocket doors in several variations. The house is an amazing piece of architecture in itself. Our doors simply complement the transparency and minimal design in a discreet and subtle fashion. Enjoy this architecture!
  • Frameless Door | Trimless Door | Minimalist Door | New York Los Angeles | Flächenbündige Türen | Wandbündige Türen | Deutschland Schweiz ONEPLANE™ NEW PIVOT ENTRANCE DOORS (11/14/2018) - European entrance doors offer a unique alternative to traditional wooden or fiberglass doors. The doors are available in hinged or pivot versions, with a wide range of wood, glass or cement finishes. Each door is custom made, in single, double, with left and/or right fixed panels. The integrated handle option on our pivot doors is […]
  • ONEPLANE™ FRAMELESS DOORS IN ITALIAN MUSEUM (10/7/2018) - We were honoured when the architect for a new Italian Art Warehouse (think museum) in Hudson Valley approached Insensation and wanted to use our world-class frameless doors in his project. In this superb architecture lies ten of our oneplane® doors, frameless, almost hidden, as one would expect when expressing minimalism. The state-of-the-art facility features more […]
  • Frameless Door New York | Trimless Door | Minimalist Door | New York | Los Angeles | Flächenbündige Türen | Wandbündige Türen | Deutschland | Schweiz LONDON CALLING ONEPLANE™ FRAMELESS DOORS (10/1/2018) - After living and creating outstanding architecture with amazing British and German architects in London for 5 years, it was a pleasure to have another project in London. This one is typical of London architecture, old buildings made new again, with flair and ONEPLANE™ frameless doors.      
  • STAIRPLANE™ AND SOTHEBY’S (10/1/2018) - Sotheby’s New York currently advertising a $3.5 M loft with one of our artistic stairplane™ staircases in the New York Times. Notice the clarity and harmony of the high-grade aluminum engineering, which you don’t see with painted steel stairs and industrial cable-wire railings. Sustainable elegance now installed from San Francisco to Brooklyn. ‘Every staircase I […]
  • 2018 GROWTH (7/21/2018) - After 21 years on the European market, Insensation has become an established leader in the frameless door and high-end staircase market. With over 4500 clients in 10 countries, our growth in the last years has been significant. High-end property developers, as well as renown architects and general contractors have taken to the european design and […]
  • LIGHT ON YOUR FEET (7/1/2018) - Simulateous with the opening of our new design-district showroom on 31 E 31 in Manhattan, Insensation is displaying an illuminated glass stairplane™ staircase at the same address. The exhibit, titled ‘LIGHT ON YOUR FEET’, is wondrous to view in the evening hours. Insensation Inc 31 E 31 (near Madison Avenue) New York, NY 10016
  • ONEPLANE™ FRAMELESS DOORS (6/7/2018) - For two decades, Insensation has been leading the market in frameless door expertise. We have developed new oneplane™ frameless products for specific markets and cover a wide range of frameless solutions for high-end architecture. We are an engineering, consulting and manufacturing organisation. Installations are always done by local contractors, and due to the excellent quality […]
  • NEW SHOWROOM (4/2/2018) - We are daily on amazing building sites in New York – some small, some huge, and enjoy the smell of concrete and sheetrock. It is in our blood for over 20 years. Now it’s our turn! Insensation is constructing a new showroom and office in the NY design district on 31st Street. Until completion, our […]
  • FORTEBIS | ITALIAN DESIGN IN NEW YORK (2/28/2018) - Fortebis, a leading Italian architecture and design group, designing showrooms for Ferrari, Armani and BMW, chose Insensation’s world-class ONEPLANE™ frameless doors for their fit-out of the Vivienne Westwood flagship showroom in Manhattan.
  • Frameless Door New York | Trimless Door | Minimalist Door | New York | Los Angeles | Flächenbündige Türen | Wandbündige Türen | Deutschland | Schweiz ONEPLANE™ FRAMELESS POCKET DOORS (2/22/2018) - [:en] For architects and contractors seeking a complete frameless pocket door kit, without having to source the track, hardware, wall reception piece, floor guide or drywall studs themselves, Insensation has developed a turn-key solution, oneplane™ Frameless Pocket which is both of high acoustic quality and eliminates any installation errors of the pocket on building sites. […]
  • STAIRPLANE™ XL (2/10/2018) - [:en]For architects and developers looking for a unique  staircase for retail or commercial settings, we developed stairplane™ XL. The up to 70” ultra-strong, wide staircase has treads with 12” depth. The stringers are also 12”. All of this is easily manufactured and installed without the use of heavyweight steel or lacquer – our stairs are […]
  • WELCOME 2018 (12/30/2017) - Insensation wishes all our collaborators, clients, employees, friends, suppliers, designers, bankers and friends a joyous and healthy New Year 2018. We thank you for your trust and inspiration. As we move into our 21st year of business, we promise to bring you even more cutting-edge staircase and door designs – with the best european style […]
  • STAIRPLANE® IN BEST OF YEAR (11/16/2017) - Our revolutionary stairplane® staircase was recently implemented in a unique Manhattan renovation project. The project was designed by the talented practice of AM/MOR Architecture. We congratulate them on the nomination! INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE Article Insensation’s revolutionary stairplane® staircases are also integrated in the 2017 New American Home near Orlando.  The project has attracted thousands of […]
  • STAIRCASE IMAGING SERVICE (9/13/2017) - For some of our staircase models, Insensation offers a unique design imaging service to help clients see exactly how the different combinations of materials and finishes work in a finished staircase. Check out some of our designs.        
  • ALUMINUM VS. STEEL (8/17/2017) - stairplane® staircases are manufactured using high-grade aluminum alloy. The alloy we use is typically used for extrusions with complex cross-sections and/or requiring anodising.  Aluminum is the most prevalent metal on earth, comprising 8% of the earth’s crust.  In fact, aluminum is the 3rd most prevalent element overall, after oxygen (air) and silicon (sand on the […]
  • INSENSATION STAIRCASE IN NEW AMERICAN HOME 2017 (6/21/2017) - Insensation was proud to supply the staircase for this outstanding piece of architecture – the New American Home 2017, near Orlando, Florida. The all-custom staircase made of frosted glass is equally artistic as it is functional. The stairs are illuminated with LED lights and visible at night to the outside through a 22-foot-tall glass wall. […]
  • GRAB OUR HANDLES! (5/4/2017) - Architects the world over specify our door hardware – unique, high-quality, aesthetic door levers, locks and accessories, designed and manufactured in Europe. Twenty-Six years of design and manufacturing experience guarantee you a long-lasting result.  Now we are making it available to everyone, even if you don’t buy our outstanding doors. Our beautiful showroom and sample center […]
  • INSENSATION® DENVER (4/22/2017) - Insensation is pleased to announce the opening of our new sales office in Denver.  The office will serve Colorado and Nebraska, and will allow architects and developers access to our high-quality European doors and stairs. Our local partner is Lucid Design Co run by Natasha Afana. Lucid builds some amazing properties and will also provide […]
  • CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF INSENSATION (1/11/2017) - Insensation was founded in Switzerland on January 24, 1997.    For the next 20 days, we will celebrate each day with one of our unique projects showcasing our outstanding interior design products. January 24, 2017 Today we celebrate 20 years in business. Like 4000 other clients, let our frameless doors, co-planar doors, entrance doors, security […]
  • HAPPY HOLIDAYS! (12/23/2016) - Our offices will be closed during the holidays as follows: Germany, Switzerland: From 24 December to 9 January USA: From 24 December to 2 January Orders can be placed via Email during these times. We wish all our clients, partners and friends a healthy and prosperous 2017.
  • LET THERE BE LIGHT (9/11/2015) - When used for construction, aluminum structures can weigh 35 to 65 percent less than steel, while providing equivalent strength. The modern skyscraper could not be built without aluminum. No re-sanding, no varnishing, absolute maintenance free. For more information on our sustainable, high-quality staircases, contact us for a free quotation. www.stairplane.com Distribution in North America and Europe.