Why Plaster Designs and Embellishments Never Ran Out of Style

January 29th, 2019

When it comes to home decorating, nothing can ever beat the refinement and class of baroque and art-deco aesthetics. Though these aesthetics are now considered dated and have been chucked away in favour of minimalism and the latest trends. However, more and more people are starting to go back to the tried-and-tested aesthetics that were […]

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Plaster Ceiling Cornices: Properties that Make Them Better than Timber Cornices

January 15th, 2019

Ceiling cornices are a must-have for any home interior. While there are many varieties of ceiling cornices to choose from, each with their own unique properties and specific price-ranges, two of the most popular choices are timber ceiling cornices and plaster ceiling cornices. Timber and plaster have long been the material of choice for high-quality […]

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Plaster Casting Techniques on How to Make Excellent Plaster Designs

December 13th, 2018

Plaster is one of the most versatile materials one can use for art work and industry. It is easy to mix, durable, low-maintenance and low-cost. Back in the day, plaster was the favoured medium for artistic architecture, and it was employed extensively for both interior and exterior décor. Today, plaster is undergoing a slow but […]

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Signs of Plaster Weakness in Your Fireplace Surround

December 3rd, 2018

Plaster is meant to be a low-maintenance material that is expected to last more than a lifetime. However, it is not impervious to damage, nor is it always as ‘low maintenance’ as it is cut out to be. Sometimes plasterwork is not applied properly, and this can result in areas which can become easily prone […]

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What is a Fluted Plaster Column?

November 19th, 2018

A column (also known as a pillar) is a structural element that is found in many examples of classical architecture from all over the world. Typically designed to be a large, elongated round support for structures stacked above it, it is typified by the addition of a base (properly called a pedestal) and a top-most […]

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How are Plaster Cornices Installed?

November 8th, 2018

Cornices, also known as “coving”, are a wonderful way to add a touch of elegance to interior aesthetics, and help to give a more “finished” look to balustrades and ceilings. Most modern cornices are made out of polymer material and come pre-moulded. The bulk of these can be easily installed with a little effort and […]

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FAQ: Are Plaster Mouldings Fire Proof?

October 23rd, 2018

Plaster has nearly become something of a lost art, an art that is slowly experiencing resurgence thanks to modernization. It is now possible to create perfect copies of old plaster mouldings that have since gone out of vogue. It is even possible to mass-produce intricate and breathtaking examples of plasterwork, without having to spend a […]

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Proper Plaster Cast Mixing to Avoid Bubbles and Cracks

October 1st, 2018

Plaster is a wonderful medium to work with, but it requires often meticulous processes to ensure that the end-result is as flawless as can be.

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Plaster Wall Light and Sconces for Modern Homes

September 25th, 2018

The perfect house is not only comprised of furnishings and well-chosen décor, but ambience as well. Ambience can set the mood for a lot of things, and different rooms in a house can (and ideally should) have their own ambience. For example, a living area cannot have a similar ambience to a bedroom, and a […]

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Beautifully Designed Plaster Domes are Perfect for Highlighting Chandeliers

September 14th, 2018

Most ceilings in homes and buildings today are basically bland, smooth and white in colour and are definitely not exciting or appealing surfaces. However, if you add some decorative texture to a ceiling, it has an enormous impact on the style and décor of a room. If you have a room you want to decorate […]

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