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The inherent luxury of polished plaster finishes

There’s something inherently luxurious about polished plaster: the glassy, reflective appearance, the superb smoothness and the intrigue of depth in a flat surface. Such is its allure that you just have to reach out and run your hand along the surface. Polished plaster finishes are a stunning option for walls, feature walls, columns, entry areas…
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Concrete look walls and features for homes and commercial projects

Dramatic concrete wall finishes and features A bold, dramatic look can be achieved using RockCote Velvetina or Venetian Plaster. Visible trowel marks create an obvious patina across the surface with daring lighter and darker shades adding interest. Both products are suitable for interior or exterior concrete walls and can be polished and coated with a…
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Luxury beachfront home showcases concrete-look finishes

This luxury three-storey home at Avoca Beach in NSW demonstrates the versatility of plaster for creating contemporary concrete-look finishes. The stunning new beachfront residence features extensive use of Rockcote Velvetina, applied by hand to create a consistent concrete look for both the interior and exterior. A smooth and seamless finish is used as a feature around…
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The earthy beauty of a bespoke textured finish

There’s a certain earthy beauty about textured render walls. Intriguing and charming, they invite us to reach out and touch, to explore the composition with multiple senses. The owners of this brand-new home at Terrigal on the NSW Central Coast sought a cost-effective look that captured the essence of a patina in a more textured…
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The elegance of a seamless rendered bathroom finish

There’s something elegant and timeless about a seamless bathroom that tiles simply can’t achieve. Using traditional lime plaster in this bathroom and ensuite in Manly NSW gives the space a graceful, contemporary look that evokes a sense of calm and ease. The owners of the multi-million-dollar apartment sought a low maintenance, natural look with an…
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Using ombré clay plaster for a soft, retro look

The ombré effect seems to be everywhere right now – from hair, to nails and even baking! Used on walls, this gentle graduation of colour (ombré literally means “shaded” in French) can create a unique, subtle retro look. The California Nails salon in Sydney’s Barangaroo is a gorgeous example of how ombré effect walls can…
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