Crafting emotive spaces

Whether subtle or distinctive, polished plaster interior finishes offer a beautiful realm of possibilities.

For Ambitec, a New Zealand company specialising in premium polished plaster, the real beauty of the product lies in its opportunity to deliver creativity in design with highly tactile and bespoke interior solutions.

Crafting emotive spaces

Pictured here is Ambitec’s Suave Two-tone, a contemporary finish combining two colours to create a cloudy appearance. “With this finish, you get a heightened sense of movement, which works really well in spaces where one can’t rely solely on the lightsource to pick up textural moments,” Ambitec’s Wendy Nannestad tells us. 

As an alternative to paint, polished plaster helps to ground new builds. “It softens a space and adds a sense of luxurious warmth, the feeling that the space wraps around you. From an aesthetic perspective, it allows for a seamless finish for walls, ceilings, and cabinetry. It celebrates the idea of craft, handmade, and the imperfect.”

Suave can be specified in textures ranging from silky smooth to heavily distressed, and is available in a range of hues from
natural white to a deep black, including two-tone combinations. 

Suave is one of two main finishes from Ambitec; the other, Tierrafino, delivers an earthy finish using clay and a fine aggregate, and has a more rustic aesthetic with finishes ranging from highly textured to a honed smooth satin. Ambitec works directly with architects, designers, builders and specifiers, as well as homeowners, providing a complete wraparound service from design to installation.

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