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Recreating stunning ultra-contemporary interiors. by Eric Antal

Posted on 14 July, 2016 at 10:41 AM

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Re-creating such a stunning, ultra-contemporary wall like this one in Marcs in your home or business can be achieved with Art Décor. This particular finish has been created using a traditional Italian process called venetian plaster or polished plaster which mimics the look and feel of polished marble or limestone.

How can plaster look like marble? The plaster contains fine marble particles and is applied in multiple thin layer. A glass like smooth surface is achieved by using a specialized application technique burnishing it giving it the illusion of depth and texture.

As mentioned, Italian’s have been creating stunning finishes for centuries using this process, and most of it is still exists. One particular polished plaster wall in Venice has been estimated to be over 2000 years old, a testament to its durability. It’s water repellant properties make it a great alternative to tiles in a shower and bathroom and when applied to a roof the light reflection can give the illusion of more space.

There is a marble finish to suite all tastes. For an elegant and conservative finish, I’d recommend a white, pearl or cream marble effect. For those after a sleeker look, greys and blacks look contemporary and urban. Reds, yellows and blues will bring life to any room.

So what are you waiting for, give Art Décor a call on 07517 226 537.