Faux Finishes

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 [...]

2019-03-14T17:35:12-04:00November 10th, 2017|Faux Finishes, Metal Leaf, Metallic Paint, Restaurant 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 [...]

2020-07-17T11:47:10-04:00May 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 [...]

2019-03-14T17:35:12-04:00April 3rd, 2017|Faux Finishes|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Faux Wood Grain is All-American!

Trompe l'oeil panels with faux wood grain and marble by Arteriors We, the artisans of Arteriors, practice a decorative art that’s as American as George and Martha Washington - faux wood graining. More than 200 years ago, status was expressed by expensive building materials that were not easily had in the newly minted [...]

2019-03-14T17:35:14-04:00November 11th, 2013|Decorative Painting, Faux Finishes|

Church Restoration with Faux Marble and Decorative Paint Finishes

Arteriors was honored to contribute to the church restoration of two parishes in Massachusetts together with APC Services of New England.  Choosing warm neutral color palettes is the key to the uplifting atmosphere one feels after these total renovations. Warm beiges and pale blues accent the gorgeous architecture of Saint Mary Star of the Sea [...]

2019-03-14T17:35:15-04:00August 30th, 2013|Decorative Painting, Faux Finishes, Paint Color Ideas|