Decorative Ceiling Designs and Ideas for Properties

When planning a new build, or restoring the features of a period property, one of the areas that may not be considered so much is the ceiling. However, it is more important than many think for a ceiling to be better than a plain space. Ceiling areas often draw the eye, obfuscate the fixtures and […]

The Historic Buildings Parks & Gardens Event 2022

historic buildings parks gardens event 2022

We are delighted to announce our participation in the forthcoming Historic Buildings, Parks and Gardens Event to be held on Tuesday 15th November 2022 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 […]

ITV News visit Artisan Plastercraft

itv news meridian featuring artisan plastercraft

We were delighted to welcome ITV News into our workshop this week to film some of the decorative plaster restoration work we are currently undertaking for Matsim Properties and the Brighton Hippodrome. ITV Meridian reporter Andy Dickenson has been following the progress and story behind the recent transformation of Brighton Hippodrome and we were honoured to […]

Brighton Hippodrome theatre ceiling restoration

Brighton Hippodrome central auditorium

Artisan Plastercraft is currently undertaking restoration of the decorative plaster theatre ceiling at Grade II* listed Brighton Hippodrome. Described by the Theatres Trust as “The UK’s most architecturally significant circus theatre – the finest surviving example of its type in the country.” It has been on the Theatres at Risk Register since it closed in […]

Deciding on Your Ideal Decorative Ceiling Rose

decorative ceiling plastering

A renovation or restoration project that requires a decorative ceiling rose may leave you wondering which type, style, or design is the correct one for your owned or managed property. This is why we have provided information below on ceiling roses, as well as how you may come to a decision over which design is […]

A Specialist Guide on How to Fit a Ceiling Rose

It may be the case that you wish to fit a plaster ceiling rose in an interior space yourself, but do not currently know how this should be done. While we would always recommend that larger, more complex and ornate pieces are installed by professional services, smaller and lighter pieces can be installed using the […]

Newsletter – Summer 2022


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Artisan Plastercraft wins FIS Contractors Award for Heritage Plastering

image of 2022 FIS heritage award winners

On Thursday 9th June, the Finishes & Interiors Sector (FIS) held their 2022 Contractors Awards ceremony at The Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. The annual event pays tribute to the sector’s high achievers, their design and craftsmanship, across a number of categories including interior fit out, partitioning, ceilings and plastering. Artisan Plastercraft was shortlisted in […]

What Size Ceiling Rose Do I Need for My Intended Work Project?

If you intend to install a ceiling rose in the interior space of a modern build, or are replacing a damaged or missing design in a period property, it is important to know what size of ceiling rose you need. What size will be may depend on several factors, which is why we have provided […]

Artisan shortlisted for FIS Contractors Awards 2022


Artisan Plastercraft has been shortlisted in the Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) Contractors Awards. The annual awards promote and encourage high levels of craftsmanship in the construction industry finishes and interiors sector. Our nominated project, The Grand Hotel in Birmingham, has been shortlisted in the Heritage Plastering category. All projects entered in the Contractors Awards […]