another week, another fun project for anna baskin lattimore’s lovely clients. their beautful home (by architect doug enoch) features a kitchen with an incredible onyx tile backsplash and custom, curvy range hood. after painting the kitchen’s walls a deeper color, anna and her client decided that the hood should have a little more visual heft and detail, and tie in with the tile a bit more.
here is the before:
we decided to add some texture with a hand-troweled plaster (bella vernici’s serico). then, color in a blue/gray (benjamin moore’s winter solstice, #1605) and two layers of charcoal-y and raw umber glaze were rubbed on. finally, modern masters’ dead flat varnish was applied to make it wipe-clean-able and to give a matte finish. here is the after, and a detail: