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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 [...]

Harvard Ballroom, Brownstone Lobby and Reading Salon are burnished with love: Marmarino Venetian Plaster

Burnished with love, Marmarino Venetian plaster has a special place in the hearts of architects and interior designers. It is being coupled with good design in lobbies, ballrooms, and reading salons, and affectionately applied in velvety shades of Dove Gray. Like polished stone, the feel is both soft and cool to the touch. It’s a [...]

GO GREEN and REPLACE PAINT with PLASTER

“What is the use of a house if you don't have a decent planet to put it on?” Henry David Thoreau Used for thousands of years and currently highly sought after, all natural marble, lime and clay plasters are elegant and timeless.  Your home or business deserves to be beautiful, healthy and enjoyable.  Cover your walls with a natural mineral instead of [...]

September 1st, 2016|Green Painting, Venetian Plaster & American Clay|

Brilliant Gold Leaf Dome Restoration on Historic University Building

The Dome on University of Vermont’s Mabel Louise Southwick Memorial Building has been restored to its original brilliance with our 23 karat gold leaf application. Our work takes us to some interesting places but this project was the pinnacle (no pun intended) of work locations. We felt like supermen/women, working on staging accessed only by [...]

August 11th, 2016|Decorative Painting, Metal Leaf, Metallic Paint|

Rustic Faux Painted Wood Boards are Restaurant Design’s Piece de Resistance

The Hopewell Bar and Kitchen in Allston, MA, is distinctly rustic in feel throughout, and the newly painted ceiling of faux weathered wood planks is the Piece de Resistance. Aiming for a warm and unpretentious hospitality, our faux wood grained ceiling perfectly mirrors the restaurant design of this neighborhood favorite bar. Old Oak Whiskey Barrels [...]

July 19th, 2016|Decorative Painting, Faux Wood Graining, Restaurant Design|

Mural Painting of a Striped Circus Tent Pops Victorian Era Restaurant Design

At Stoddard’s Fine Food and Ale, look up while sitting in the round banquette and you will see our trompe l’oeil mural painting of a striped circus tent ceiling, syncing beautifully with the jazzed Victorian-Era design. The illusion of the billowing, 3-D circus tent above underlines the Gastro-pub theme. Arteriors designed the vibrant mural to [...]

July 5th, 2016|Decorative Painting, Mural Arts, Murals, Restaurant Design|

Theme Park Water Slide Becomes a Giant Anaconda Escape with Masterful Painting!

    New Hampshire’s White Mountain Theme Park, Clark’s Trading Post, now has an Anaconda Escape complete with a million undulating green scales, yellow belly, and glowing eyes, expertly painted by Arteriors. Thrilling Rides at theme parks can create quite a buzz, but this attraction is so hot it hisses!           [...]

June 20th, 2016|Decorative Painting, Sculptures & Props|