Comprehensive Solutions for Historic Restoration

Ornamental plaster bracket.Clients tell us that they value our experience, reliability and our problem solving skills.  Period architecture presents a diverse variety of materials, and therefore benefits from our comprehensive team approach.  A. Thayer Smith III’s Architectural Arts Group is organized into 4 core disciplines:

  • MOLDED ORNAMENT:  Architectural and ornamental plaster, moldmaking for all materials, including metals and cast stone.
  • STONE CARVING AND SCULPTURE:  Architectural stone carving and sculpted ornament, stone restoration and cast stone.
  • ARCHITECTURAL CERAMICS:  Terracotta and tile, fireplace surrounds and commercial signage.
  • METAL FABRICATION:  All types of architectural metal fabrication, including wrought iron, cast metals for lighting, doors and grillework.

Having worked with some of the foremost contractors, architects and museums in the country, we can tailor the project to your particular goals and budget.  Call us early in the project; there may be a solution nobody has thought of yet.  Our technical mastery and business professionalism is unsurpassed and will benefit your project from design stage through completion.  Based in Eastern Pennsylvania, A. Thayer Smith III's Architectural Arts Group wants to hear about your unique building project, anywhere in the United States.

Winterthur Licensee, Museum Quality Historical Reproductions, Statuary, Faux Lead

A. Thayer Smith III is a proud producer of Winterthur Licensed Products, offering pieces inspired by, adapted from, or reproduced from a piece in Winterthur's museum, garden, or library. Each product (and each licensee) is approved by a team of museum professionals. Income from Licensed Products helps maintain and develop Winterthur and its educational programs.