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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|

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|

Art Deco Design on Vaulted Foyer Ceiling

Art Deco is full of style with its repeating curves and unabashed self-confidence. We love this decorative style and era, and planned this ceiling with a respect for this design epoch. Designer Terry Gregory has repeated a curved and waved motif in several areas of this gracious condo in Back Bay, Boston. Arteriors extended the [...]

November 25th, 2014|Decorative Painting, Metal Leaf|

Silver Leaf vs Aluminum Leaf: Differences in aesthetics and application

Real silver leaf applied to ceiling Real silver leaf feels superior to aluminum leaf in many ways. Silver leaf has the inherit quality of precious metal and a warmer tone with the soft shifting hues of yellowy grays. If these aspects are important to you then the real silver leaf might be worth [...]

May 29th, 2014|Metal Leaf|

Silver Leaf: Add Some Hollywood Glamour!

The silver screen and the sexy luster of a silver leaf surface go hand-in-hand.  And although this is a process that requires both skill and patience, the results are spectacular! Arteriors was commissioned to provide this finish as a background for a hand-painted Chinoiserie mural for a palatial home in West Palm Beach, Florida.  After [...]

November 7th, 2013|Metal Leaf|