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

Burnished with love, Marmorino 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|

Our Cement Wall Finishes: Hospitality Designers’ Best Resource!

Our various Cement Wall Finishes have become best buddies with Hospitality Architects and Designers. Made from natural materials and troweled on, these Architectural Finishes are the perfect backdrop for Rustic Contemporary or Urban Chic interiors. Artistic applications of Marmorino Plaster are elemental and organic. They are natural materials derived from ground limestone and sometimes from [...]

Hospitality Design Sweet Spot: Italian Theme Hotel with Fresco Inspired Murals

What’s the best way to capture the imagination of the guests of an Italian Theme Hotel?Create a Roman Spa complete with Faux Fresco Murals by Arteriors. In this hospitality venue bathers at Bellisimo Grande Hotel in North Stonington, Connecticut, practice the long standing tradition of swimming and relaxing alongside Roman Gods and Goddesses. Arteriors’ hand-painted [...]

May 11th, 2016|Decorative Painting, Faux Finishes, Hotel Design, Mural Arts, Murals|

Best Designs for Common Areas have Global Appeal with Map Murals

Create Global Branding for hospitality venues by way of hand painted murals of world maps! The best design for Common areas such as lobbies, Entry-ways, hallways and multi-purpose rooms such as this study hall, have a focus with a global accent, such as our two-color mural painting. A highly graphic global chart in Charcoal Gray [...]

May 11th, 2016|Decorative Painting, Hotel Design, Mural Arts, Murals, Retail Design|

Decorative Stucco, Venetian Plaster and American Clay Sample Boards for Architects

  Whether you are an architect, interior designer or the client of one, Architectural Finishes such as Decorative Plasters and stucco with embedded mica have to be seen to be believed. And they need to be seen in person so one may touch the surface of the many faces of Venetian Plaster or American Clay. [...]

April 28th, 2016|Plaster Finishes, Venetian Plaster & American Clay|