Velvet Marmorino - Natural lime, marble powder and silica

This is one of the most elegant lime-based wall finishes rendering the widest variety of aesthetic possibilities. It has a slightly rough, opaque, flat finish that is velvety to the touch.

Intonachino - Natural lime and ground marble 

This plaster finish is uniformly rough with slight variations in colour intensity typical of lime-based products. 

Marmorino Carrara - Natural lime and crushed marble powder

This finish hails from the Renaissance period and delivers a traditional, marble-like finish with soft colour and subtle shadings. It can be used as an alternative to costly finishes like marble and ceramic. 

What is Venetian plaster?


Contemporary House is certified in Venetian plastering, a high-end, natural, lime and crushed marble wall and ceiling finish.

We source all of our materials from environmentally friendly companies such as Stucco Italiano and GreenWorks, and complete every plastering project to the highest standard.

Tadelakt - Natural lime powder and stone granules 

Originating in Morocco, Tadelakt is renowned for its exotic finish. It has a smooth, slightly shiny appearance and is a popular finish in bathrooms.Type your paragraph here.

For samples of our finishes please visit GreenWorks on 3rd & Manitoba, Vancouver.

Marmorino Classic - Natural lime and ground marble 

Marmorino Classic also offers marble-like finish, with an even finer grain than Marmorino Carrara. It can deliver a high-gloss finish with undetectable workmanship.

Venetian plaster can be easily customized to your project's specific needs. The colour of the plaster can be selected to precisely match your selected paint colour, and finishes range from traditional to contemporary and coarse to highly glossed. 

​Read more about our exact finishes offered below.

​Venetian plaster is a wall and ceiling finish consisting of plaster mixed with marble dust and applied with a spatula or trowel in thin, multiple layers, which are then burnished to create a smooth surface with the illusion of depth and texture. Contemporary House offers a range of Venetian plaster application techniques designed to achieve different textures and finishes.

Venetian plastering in Vancouver