Venetian Plaster ~ Marmorino Veneziano
Venetian Plaster, also known as Marmorino Veneziano - Venetian Stucco - Italian Plaster - Polished Plaster, is a beautiful, luxurious and durable wall finish bringing not only patterns and colors to your space but depth and texture as well. The Old Village Design Studio can bring this fabulous look to your home or business. The bar above in Devon features a gorgeous blue venetian plaster that we created.
Our Venetian Plaster is real plaster - not paint!
Fabulous Colors, Patterns and Sheens
Venetian plaster can be used anywhere in your home - or business. It can be left as a matte finish or burnished to a very high sheen. Highly polished plaster can resemble marble or other polished stonea ,nd the colors and patterns are unlimited! Its durability and resistance to moisture make it suitable for powder rooms, baths,kitchens and public spaces such as bars, restaurants and lobbies.
An Ancient All Natural Art Form
People have been mixing lime, minerals, and sand to make plaster for thousands of years, examples date back to to
Breathable, Moisture, Mold and Mildew Resistant
Venice became known for its plaster not only because of its beauty but also its durability. The Venetians used terra cotta scraps and leftover stone and marble mixed with lime to make a wall finish that was not only very fashionable, but also very practical since it resisted mildew even in very damp conditions - very important in a city built on water! It was often left white but can also be mixed with colors to give it a wide variety of decorative effects.
Perfect for Indoor or Outdoor Spaces
Italian Stucco ~ stucco italiano ~ can also be a great outdoor feature bringing warmth, color and interest to your deck, patio or terrace. Its durability and water resistance make it not only a beautiful, but low maintenance addition to your outdoor space - transforming otherwise plain walls into something special..