The Historic New Orleans Collection’s Seignouret-Brulatour House

The Historic New Orleans Collection’s Seignouret-Brulatour House

We recently had the great privilege of working on a centerpiece project for the Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC). Now that the museum is open, we can share this exciting job with you! This was a multi-million-dollar project that was years-in-the-making. We were...
Custom and Classic Stencils and a Brief History of Stenciling

Custom and Classic Stencils and a Brief History of Stenciling

Hand-painting our custom stencil design at Longway Tavern in the French Quarter of New Orleans.One might argue that stencils and stenciling are the original form of the decorative arts. Dating back over 37 thousand years, Neanderthal cave art employed what were the...
What is Today’s Decorative Artist?

What is Today’s Decorative Artist?

Pictured above – Upstairs bar at Cavan Restaurant, Uptown, New Orleans. “You still doing ‘the’ faux finishes?” It’s something we hear a lot at Sylvia T Designs, having been in business for nearly 25 years. For many, faux finishing still conjures up images from...
Sylvia T Designs – Specializing in a Wide-Range of Plaster Finishes, Products, and Techniques

Sylvia T Designs – Specializing in a Wide-Range of Plaster Finishes, Products, and Techniques

Sylvia T Designs has been delivering beautiful and long-lasting plaster finishes for well-over 20 years. But, that doesn’t mean we have been resting on our laurels! We always strive to keep up with the latest trends, products, and techniques allowing us to deliver...
French Quarter Creole Cottage Plaster Wall Finishes

French Quarter Creole Cottage Plaster Wall Finishes

One of Sylvia T Designs specialties is plaster finishes in both new construction and historic properties. We take great care in working with owners, designers, and architects to develop finishes that enhance their space and produce their vision. Because of our...

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