EARTHTONES AND WHY INTERIOR DESIGNERS LOVE THEM

Continuing the conversation on color usage or lack thereof in American residential interiors, it seems very true that the ‘color’ palette most commonly preferred is a quiet neutral one. White itself gets dissected endlessly and carefully for its subtle shading choices (warm, neutral or cool). One single light neutral tone for all public space walls is often the choice to support all other design decisions.

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RICHLY LAYERED COLORS AND WALL PATTERNS. WHY NOT?

What is it about differences of culture that makes the people of Morocco or India, for example, want to surround themselves, wear and live with radiant colors? In Mexico the people love bright colors in all aspects of their lives. But in America we often prefer more muted tones; earthy and quiet.

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DECORATIVE PATTERNS FOR WALLS

Plaster as a wall material has been used for centuries…even Millenia. Mixing color pigments into plaster before application is as beautiful today as it was 1.000’s of years ago. Drawing patterns on interior wall surfaces as decoration has also been seen for Millenia but has become regionalized over time

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Everyday is an Opportunity to Learn Something New

For many of us the hunger for knowledge, the pleasure of learning, and the need to satisfy intellectual curiosity is much greater in adulthood, than it ever was during our younger school years. Maturing into adulthood reveals our world to be an infinitely more fascinating place than our younger selves could have appreciated.

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COLOR TONE LAYERING FOR INTERIOR WALL SURFACES

Artisan Marmorino Plaster (Polished, Low Lustre, or Matte), brings depth and elegance to any interior room environment. Layering applications of color pigmented plaster, one over the other, is a wonderful way to bring your walls to gentle life. Marmorino is an import from Italy, a lime based plaster infused with marble dust, applied to the wall in layers by trowel.

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