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What Inspires Us- October 2018

WHAT INSPIRES US "Curandera," painting by Stephanie Maria. Acrylic on board. As an art student I considered Halloween to be one of the High Holidays.  The opportunity to create an outrageous costume, become that character, and then party amongst all the other drama-queens was irresistible. My own creations included a bone-collecting witch, Carmen [...]

October 18th, 2018|Artists Perspectives|

The Best Eye Candy for a Coastal Restaurant Design: Seascape Mural Painting

It’s late September and we’re all heading to our closets to pull out sweaters. Restaurants are adding items like pumpkin ravioli to their menus but there’s one summer activity that I never tuck away until next year; ocean gazing and salt air breathing. My cousins who live in Montana say that they don’t know exactly [...]

October 1st, 2018|Murals|

Unique Marmorino Plaster Finish for Masculine Appeal in Hotel Common Areas

The most thrilling kind of inquiry is out of the blue. It is from a hospitality designer or architect that we’ve never worked with before. He or She has contacted us via an internet search for custom architectural finishes, such as Stucco Veneziano. When it happens we feel that we’ve done our job right. And [...]

How to create a visual feast with artisanal wall finishes!

HOW TO CREATE A VISUAL FEAST WITH ARTISANAL WALL FINISHES: RESTAURANT INTERIOR DESIGN IN CONCORD, MASSACHUSETTS Arteriors has a repertoire of signature interior design wall finishes and many of them are showcased at Fiorella’s new restaurant in historic Concord, Massachusetts. Old world color washes blend with damask all-over stenciling and the window and doors have [...]

November 10th, 2017|Faux Finishes, Metal Leaf, Metallic Paint, Restaurant Design|

HOW TO CREATE AN INSANELY BEAUTIFUL BATH

HOW TO CREATE AN INSANELY BEAUTIFUL BATH: CAPE COD MURAL PAINTING TELLS A STORY 1. Create a theme, such as this woodland landscape mural. Like a fairy tale, it begins like this: On the rocky coast line of a quintessential Cape Cod town perches a beautiful stone house. Although the house is brand new it [...]

June 21st, 2017|Decorative Painting, Mural Arts, Murals|

METALLIC WALL FINISHES ARE REPEATED FOR BRILLIANT BRANDING AND DESIGN

Branding Locations With a Repeated Finish The same three artisanal paint finishes are repeated in the design of four locations of Fiorella’s Italian Restaurant; Oxidized Copper, Antique Bronze and Terracotta Glaze. Each location is a distinctly different space in a dissimilar building.  Instead of forcing a homogenized design on all of the interiors, an individual [...]

May 4th, 2017|Faux Finishes, Metallic Paint, Restaurant Design|

Color of the year is a color for life!

COLOR OF THE YEAR IS A COLOR FOR LIFE Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year, Greenery, is a color for life.  Soulful and earthy, lush, and vibrant, this shade of all things growing reminds me of childhood days playing in the woods.  The homeowners of this gorgeous brownstone requested finishes in deep Hunter Green, so [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Faux Finishes|

Hire An Artist to Paint Your Story

  A panoramic mural painting creates an inner world of natural beauty on guest bathroom walls! Arteriors was commissioned to paint a custom designed landscape mural evocative of 18th century panoramic, hand-painted wallpapers.  Historically, these were filled with classic mythological scenes depicting Greek Gods and Goddesses.  At the designer’s request, we replaced those images with [...]

February 13th, 2017|Decorative Painting, Mural Arts, Murals|

Good Ombre for Retail Design Swag!

Arteriors painted a high-key Ombre Wall Finish for some serious Retail Design Swag at Active Allie. Our tag line, We Dream in Colors, was evident in the bodacious pinks and purples of this signature wall. Ombre is a paint finish that blends large swaths of colors, either from dark to light or neighboring hues on [...]

Artisan Finished Shutters Create Display Wall at Hilton Garden Inn: Hospitality Design at its’ Best!

  Group One Partners, Inc. of Boston called on Arteriors to create an artisan weathered paint finish on a wall of shutters. The accent wall is part of the urban chic hospitality design at the newly renovated Hilton Garden Inn, Providence, RI. The grouping is a fun focal point in a room that is saturated [...]