Best Qualities and Uses of Plaster Orbs and Urns

July 12th, 2018

Plaster orbs and urns have always been a staple of what is considered ‘high art’ décor. Long employed by the rich to display their wealth and status, orbs and urns, when used in a decorative sense, serve no purpose other than ornamentation. However, classical examples of such bric-a-brac were often made of precious marble or […]

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Plaster Moulded Mirror Frames: Benefits in Design and Functionality

June 25th, 2018

Mirrors have always held a special fascination for humans. Since the dawn of recorded history, humankind has found a myriad of ways to create reflective surfaces which would enable them to gaze upon their own reflections. The seemingly magical phenomenon of mirror reflection have been the source of wonder, fear, and art since people discovered […]

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Pressed Tin for Ceilings: What are the Benefits?

June 8th, 2018

Ceilings are often the last part of the house where people think about decorating. Check any but the richest of houses or establishments anywhere in the world and chances are their ceilings are plain or otherwise simplistic in its aesthetics. Decorative ceilings are often associated with the Victorian, Edwardian, and even earlier Baroque Periods of […]

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Tips on How to Preserve Classical Ornamental Plaster Designs

May 28th, 2018

Plaster is a beautiful and elegant, albeit fragile thing. While it has a capacity to endure for a long time under specific conditions, it isn’t as hardy as stone or metal, and will eventually wear out. Plaster is also quite fragile, and blunt trauma can cause it to crack or chip. Considering its fragile nature, […]

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Plaster Fireplace Surrounds: Sophisticated Designs for Those with Elegant Taste

May 9th, 2018

Fireplaces are now commonly associated with class and elegance. Many years ago however, fireplaces were an essential part of any house. Aptly named the ‘hearth’, it was the centre of all household activity, and functioned as both the kitchen and the living room of those times. Because of its dual role, it became the cornerstone […]

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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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