Corten – Weathering Steel

Corten – Beauty with purpose

Weathering steel, best-known as corten is a steel that creates a stable layer of rust that can stand against weathering for decades. The most common adaptation of this rusty steel is with in the garden, with a great increase of interest from designers and home owners, who are looking for its rust finish within their projects. The rusting of the metal is a natural process and can take up to 6 months to develop.

The use of a weathering metal reflects an industrial influence but yet looks soft and sits in to the landscape in a harmoniums way. Many designers like to work with weathered steel as its patina is much desired. If any metal could be called fashionable its corten its unique colour dresses your garden and creates a wonderful back drop to your planting.

If you are interested in using this exciting finish within your projects, gardens or landscape, please email us via