Venetian Plaster has been used for centuries around the world, in homes restaurants, offices, buildings and as architectural masterpieces. Architects, interior designers, home-owners and artist all have marveled at the distinctive beauty of this highly popular form of wall surfacing. It is distinctive in color and can have a smooth polished finish. In addition, Venetian Plaster is more durable than paint. Since it has some flex to it, it tends to resist cracks, dents, and scratches that would otherwise ruin a wall.