Veneziano is one the more recognizable looks
among our plasters, popularized recently by many of the
decorating shows. In its basic form, the sleek, polished look is widely
contemporary and classic design. Use it on an accent wall, as
the background wall for a gallery or in the master suite.
It is like watching the setting sun
when you approach this master bedroom vestibule. Mouse
over the photo to see the original.
A lilac gray
background layer sets the stage for the dramatic gold leaf.
A blonde base filters through a bronze layer,
creating a scene that resembles the effect of the sun's diffused
rays on clouds. Both coats are pulled through a stencil for more
Layers of black and chestnut frame this
fantasy of marble.
Contemplate the intricacy of the ages in the
depths of this lustrous metallic-look application.
The bouquet of a fine Zinfandel seems to
drift from the surface of this highly burnished Napa Valley