Classical Mouldings

Glossaries

Classical Moulding Sections

Classical mouldings are the separate members that compose architectural sections such as bases, capitals and cornices and can be straight or curved in profile. These [...]

2019-08-26 16:45:00 |
Floral Ornamentation - Lily on vine

Ornament

Floral Ornamentation in Decorative Plaster

All periods of architectural history have used flowers as a popular decorative motif and tend to be combined with other motifs such as foliage and [...]

2019-04-04 12:42:38 |
Foliage Ornamentation in Plasterwork

Ornament

Foliage Ornamentation in Decorative Plaster

Leaves, stems and other foliage have always been popular decorative motifs lending themselves to a wide range of possible uses. The broad, curly and scalloped [...]

2019-04-04 12:14:17 |
Georgian Period Cornice

Heritage

Architecture & Plaster Design in the Georgian Period

The Georgian period saw the influence of Andrea Palladio within the architecture and detailing of many fine town and country houses. These Palladian values illustrated [...]

2019-04-04 11:27:57 |
Architect Richard Norman Shaw

Influencers

Richard Norman Shaw 1831 – 1912

A Scottish architect and urban designer, known for his country houses and commercial buildings, as well as his role in the English Domestic Revival movement. [...]

2019-03-22 13:46:46 |
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