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The Old Village Design Studio created this beautiful Venetian Plaster backdrop behind the bar at Carmel Kitchen and Wine Bar
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Venetian Plaster ~ Marmorino Italiano

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.

photo of terra cotta venetian plaster treatment on a recessed ceiling
Gorgeous Venetian Plasters from the Old Village Design Studio™ transform any room and are durable and moisture resistance - a perfect finish for baths, kitchens and even outdoors

"The interplay of natural light and lime plaster is exhilarating. It appears as if there's simultaneously a warm light emanating from within the plaster and a vibration of light hovering above it. The effect is a feeling of lightness and stillness in the space. It's these qualities that pair so nicely with a minimalist aesthetic. The plaster both warms up a pared-down space and enhances the focus on the essential."
Leigh Herzig in Architectural Digest

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 tombs near to Pyramids at Gaza. The ancient Romans were known for their expertise in plaster, but the art was apparently lost until it was revived again during the Renaissance when it was widely used for frescos, including those in the ceiling of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel.

photo of entrance foyer showing inner white door, exterior stained door, blue venetian plaster on foyer wall and sunburst windows above doors
This dramatic entrance foyer features a custom stain on the front door and a gorgeous blue venetian plaster on the wall of this foyer on Delancey Place both by the Old Village Design Studio

Breathable, Moisture, Mold and Mildew Resistant

photo of bathroom with claw foot tub painted dark blue, white wainscotting, lavender venetian plaster walls
The Old Village Design Studio offers venetian plasters in a wide palette of colors to match any decor .. and any room. They created beautiful high gloss lavender venetian plaster walls for this bath in Gwynedd Valley.

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..

photo of terra cotta venetian plaster on exterior wall of the terrace at Carmel Kitchen and Wine Bar created by the Old Village Design Studio
The Old Village Design Studio created a beautiful terra cotta venetian plaster on the exterior of the Carmel Kitchen and Wine Bar in Warrington PA. Durable and moisture resistant, it maintains its beauty even outdoors. Perfect for a deck or terrace.



More than just a Painting Company ~ We Cater to Fine Homes

Old Village Master Painters, Ltd
PO Box 165
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-0165 United States
Our Shop is Located in North Wales, PA
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Old Village Master Painters, Ltd
More than just a Painting Company ~ We Cater to Fine Homes
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PO Box 165
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-0165 United States
Our Shop is Located in North Wales, PA
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