The elegance of this bedroom, the master suite, is in the varied textures: a wood backdrop for the television, wood-and-steel ceiling, plaster walls. Asymmetrical windows allow a peek out into—and access to—the backyard.
Traditional European antiques coordinate perfectly with the Spanish architecture of this house, which includes textured plaster walls and arched hallways. A tall potted palm brings the outdoors in while adding a hint of tropical charm.
This handsome master bedroom is a quiet and peaceful space to unwind. The American Clay plaster walls have a subtle ombre effect, getting darker down by the floor. A huge antique Roman oushak rug to grounds the room.
Framed by tall green hedges, this formal water feature adds a whimsical detail to the garden. Water flows from a decorative ceramic mask hung from the plastered wall, into a basin filled with aquatic plants like water lillies.
Exposed ceiling beams bring a rustic quality to this Old World-style living room with beautiful Venetian plaster walls. Clean-lined upholstered furniture is paired with traditional wooden pieces featuring elaborate detailing. Traditional area rugs add warmth to the red brick flooring.
This master bedroom is a surprise of color and light in a scale-appropriate setting. White plaster walls meet dark oak floors in a room anchored by a bright green tiled fireplace flanked on either side by French doors and green chairs.
This luxury bathroom features a metallic pearl plaster wall finish with cut stone columns, chandeliers and an expansive double vanity. The window above the tub shutters for privacy at the touch of a button. A spacious walk-in shower features steam, spray and waterfall options.
Framed photos of old Hollywood movie stars and historic icons line the Venetian plastered walls in this art deco cigar lounge. An ebony coffee table sits atop the exotic lion rug, while club chairs covered in royal blue velvet finish off the sultry gathering space.
Andrea Michaelson had a strong, contrasting vision for this California home as she blended not only design styles but design eras. The exterior of home is modern and minimal, using both cement brick and cement plaster walls, and limestone for a pronounced look against the lush landscape
A calm color palette of soft cream, white and light blue makes this master retreat the ultimate place to relax. Contemporary black and white art decorates the Venetian plastered walls, complementing the dark canopy bed. Twin nightstands with matching table lamps complete the clean and refreshing design.
This Old World dining room centers on the elegant fireplace, defining the whole space. The Venetian plaster wall treatment delivers an appealing visual effect, and the velvet dining chairs provide coziness. The wrought-iron chandelier and mantel accessories disperse the element of fire throughout the room.
The sophisticated dining room has terracotta-colored Venetian plaster walls and a traditional table surrounded by floral-printed dining chairs. Dramatic curtains and swags dress the large windows, while the room is grounded by an Oriental area rug. A beautiful chandelier is a sparkling centerpiece in the room.
At the top of the staircase, guests get a bird's eye view of the beautiful Old World living and dining rooms. Exposed ceiling beams add to the style, while Venetian plaster walls create an elegant yet textured backdrop to the space. The cozy seating area is centered on a Mediterranean-inspired fireplace, while a pair of iron chandeliers light up the dining area.
Oliver Hospitality principal Philip Welker calls the Hotel Clermont's staircase one of the features of the hotel he is most proud of. "We were able to find a fire code solution that allowed the staircase arches to be re-opened on each floor, as it was originally. And the restoration of the terrazzo steps, plaster walls, and wood handrail feels exceptional," says Welker.
The homeowners' eclectic style is reflected in this bathroom with the combination of Venetian plaster walls and subway tile. Decorative leaded windows in the shape of a spiderweb help to tie the space to the spiderweb motif throughout the home. The lake house's original vanity and mirror were restored and bring in floral detailing that complements the details found on the bedroom cabinetry, truly tying together all the home's spaces.
Venetian plastered walls, cypress beams and custom-made wrought iron lighting set an elegant tone upon entering this traditional living room. Designer Troy Beasley mixes contemporary chairs, tables and accessories with charming Moorish art and rich, Tuscan hues. Tuscan style is known for its natural, earth-toned colors, like golden yellow, terra cotta and green for an airy effect in warm-weather places, and this ivory and gold color scheme provides just that.
Instead of a refrigerator plastered with magnets and notes, this loft kitchen features a chalkboard wall where people can leave reminders, notes or fun pictures. A gray metal rolling island, light fixture and stools add to the industrial feel of the space, while yellow zigzag wallpaper and a pink and red star runner add pops of color and texture.