Identifying and Selecting Victorian Ceiling Rose Designs

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When carrying out restoration work on a property from the Victorian era (1837 ‒ 1901), or when making modifications to a property that will include elements from the period, you will need to consider every element of the interior design and architecture. This will mean selecting the ideal Victorian ceiling rose to provide a timeless […]

Exquisitely Moulded Plaster Ceiling Roses

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When deciding on the ornate features you need to complete the interior design of any room in an owned or managed property, you may need to consider your options for ceiling roses. Below, we have provided a list of our ceiling rose design and style options from across the ages, separated by era so that […]

A List of Our Cornice Design Options by Period of History


Before you decide on cornicing for your property, you may wish to consider the design and style options you have available from different periods of history. To assist you in your search, we have provided this list of cornice design options, separated by time period, so that you may examine each at your leisure and […]

Artisan in Premier Hospitality Magazine 12.2

Premier Hospitality - Cover and page 53

We are delighted that our restoration work at The Grand Hotel Birmingham is featured in the latest edition of Premier Hospitality Magazine, on page 53. At The Grand Hotel Birmingham, we were responsible for plaster restoration and repair in several different areas of the building. This included reinstating new elevations of mouldings, cornice and picture […]

Ornamental Ceiling Decoration


We were recently asked to restore the enriched plaster ceiling of Potters House Church based in London. Our work included taking a site squeeze of the existing plasterwork and replicating each section. Made from fibrous plaster, this ornamental ceiling decoration was then installed on-site. Watch the process of how each moulding was constructed – ready […]

What is Decorative Plaster?

Enriched Decorative Plaster

We understand that many of our customers will have questions about our work and the manufactured materials and products we use to prepare both functional and ornamental pieces for their owned and managed properties. For some, this may include the question “What is decorative plaster?”. In order to answer this, we have provided a guide […]

The Historic Buildings Parks & Gardens Event 2021

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We are delighted to announce our participation in the forthcoming Historic Buildings, Parks and Gardens Event to be held on Tuesday 16th November 2021 at The Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster, London. The Historic Buildings, Parks and Gardens Event has been running for over 35 years and is held in parallel with the Historic […]

A Guide to Preserving and Repairing Lath and Plaster Walls

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At Artisan Plastercraft, we are fully prepared for property owners and managers to come to us with a variety of construction, repair, and restoration needs. Often, this will involve requests for advice on keeping and repairing lath and plaster walls. In these cases, they can expect information and answers from experienced professionals, as well as […]

Ornamental ceiling decoration restoration for London church

Enriched Decorative Plaster Moulding

We were recently asked to restore the decorative ceiling of Potters House Church based in Walthamstow, London. This project has been one of our largest ornamental plaster ceiling restorations to date. The Potters House Christian Centre was built in 1928, originally as a cinema, known as The Savoy. It was designed by distinguished architect George […]

Newsletter – Summer 2021


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