Beautify Your Home with Decorative Plasters as Light Diffusers

April 23rd, 2018

Light plays a very important role in the aesthetics, atmosphere, and mood of a home. While glaring overhead lights are a standard feature in most residences, these are only ever practical in areas that require excellent illumination. Working spaces like the kitchen and the living room may need overhead lighting, but this isn’t always the […]

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What Causes Air Bubbles in Plasters?

April 17th, 2018

Plaster and stucco are age-old materials that have been employed to staggering success and long-lasting aesthetic influence in architecture throughout human history. Nowadays, both stucco and plaster are still used extensively in buildings the world over, but because the artisanal aspect for the application of both mediums is slowly becoming somewhat out-dated, not a lot […]

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Plaster Workmanship Selection and Guide to Fine Quality

March 30th, 2018

If you are planning to add plaster works of great classical beauty or sleek modern allure to your current home decor or to the interior design of your new home now under construction, you want to engage the services of expert plaster designers and artisans. With the talents, skill and assistance of these experienced plaster […]

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What are The Basic Factors of a Good Plaster Design?

March 23rd, 2018

Good plaster design work must display fine artistic form, balance, lines and if desired, clear motifs. Especially when master plaster designers are creating Roman style columns, Greek cornice work or Victorian style balustrade, the specific form and characteristic style elements of these historic periods must be evident to the observer. Of course, there are many […]

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Noteworthy Features of Plaster Fireplaces

February 28th, 2018

The graceful yet dynamic design and presence of a custom plaster fireplace in your home will bring elegant charm and definition to your overall interior decor, regardless of the decorative style of your rooms. While making an impressive fashion statement, your fireplace will attract much attention as a major focal point of the overall design […]

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The Art of Plaster Busts: Recreating Classical and Historical Pieces for Interior Designs

February 14th, 2018

Busts have been a staple in many a study since time of Imperial Rome (although earlier examples that date back to Ancient Egypt and Sumer also exist). Originally created as a way to commemorate relatives or ancestors, and sometimes even employed for ancestor worship, the use of busts later became a means to showcase famed […]

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Plaster Urns as Planters for Your Garden

January 30th, 2018

When creating your garden, you have a variety of choices in plants, layout, growing medium and planters. It is the latter that we will be discussing in this information or more specifically plaster urns as planters. Adding these urns to your garden will add a formal touch regardless of the plants that they contain. This […]

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Restoration, Reproduction, and Replication of Historic and Modern Plaster Arts: Why Choose Hopkins Plaster Studio?

January 18th, 2018

If your community needs restoration of fine quality plaster columns of Ancient Roman Tuscan or Greek Doric style in your community conference center or public library, the highly skilled and expertly trained artisans of Hopkins Plaster Studio will complete this project in a timely and fine-caliber, professional manner.

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What Makes Plaster Material a Good Choice for Crown Moulding?

December 11th, 2017

Plaster crown mouldings add grace and elegance to a room’s overall decor. As decorative elements, they are usually seen at the tops of walls, just beneath the ceiling. They are also often used to cap the tops of cabinet edges, pilasters, window frames and door jams as well as in cornice designs.

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Why Plaster Designs and Ornaments are Best for Mediterranean Style Homes

December 4th, 2017

Today’s Mediterranean-style homes replicate the home architecture found in the countries of the Mediterranean region of the world, including Italy, France, Spain and in parts of Greece. To be true to the style of this design, you must choose your enhancements carefully to ensure you capture its unique appearance and ambiance. You may think that […]

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