The Always Iconic St. Paul’s

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As most of you know, our firm’s history has ties that date back to 17th century England.  The founding ancestor of the firm, Christopher Kempster, worked closely with Sir Christopher Wren throughout much… Continue reading

Columbia City Hall County Council Chambers

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Right now we are restoring the Council Chambers of Columbia’s City Hall.  Built in 1870, the structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 19th, 1973.  Designed by Alfred B.… Continue reading

Venetian Plaster Samples

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One of my joys is working with clients on creating the exact color they need for their designs.  I love colors and tones and depths of hues, all of which our beautiful Venetian… Continue reading

Making Mortars

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The IPTW every year brings together some of the most interesting individuals from all corners and all walks of life.  Dr. Butler is a great man, hailing from England, and comes to the… Continue reading

a very colored past

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  The beauty of Historic Structures lie in that the final structure is something that is greater than just the sum of its parts.  Each step within the construction of the building attests… Continue reading

838 Greene Street

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  A project out of Augusta, GA, the structure is beautiful: late 1800’s, curved glass panels, ornamental plaster, 14′ ceilings, and fireplaces abound.  Focusing on the exterior, our job was to restore/replicate the… Continue reading

Dreams in hues of white and steel

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Grand Central Terminal

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One of New York City’s most iconic and most historic landmarks, the Grand Central Terminal Station has withstood the test of time to tell an amazing story not only of the evolution of… Continue reading

Combinations

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Beginnings of Blue

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Every time I create a custom color, whether it is just playing with the tints or creating a color for a client, it always catches me off guard a bit by the base… Continue reading