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What is Medium Marmorino?

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Medium Marmorino refers to a type of Venetian plaster or decorative wall finish. Marmorino is a traditional Italian plastering technique that has been used for centuries. It is made from a combination of slaked lime, marble dust, and other natural materials.

Medium Marmorino is a variation of Marmorino plaster that offers a medium-grain texture. It typically creates a smooth and elegant finish with subtle variations in color and texture. This type of plaster is often chosen for its ability to mimic the appearance of natural stone, adding depth and character to walls and surfaces.

Venetian plaster/marmorino can be applied to various interior surfaces, such as walls, ceilings, columns, and even furniture. It provides a durable and breathable coating, allowing the underlying substrate to breathe and preventing moisture buildup.

This is a popular choice for those seeking a timeless and sophisticated look, blending the charm of traditional craftsmanship with contemporary design aesthetics.

Venetian plaster is a captivating decorative technique known for its unique textures and finishes. In this blog post, we will delve into the world of Venetian plaster and shine a spotlight on Volare, a remarkable medium marmorino type. Volare offers a stone-like finish and boasts an extensive color palette of over 50 shades, making it a perfect choice for enhancing any decor. We will also discuss its various applications, ranging from feature walls to bathrooms and kitchens, and explore the possibilities of combining Volare with other products to achieve a bespoke and stunning result.

Volare with Kymera rust effect
  1. Volare: The Medium Marmorino with a Stone-like Finish Volare, a medium marmorino Venetian plaster, captures the essence of natural stone, adding depth and character to any space. Its unique formulation creates a distinctive texture that replicates the elegance of ancient plastering techniques.
  2. An Abundance of Shades to Complement Any Décor, with over 50 shades available in the Volare brochure, finding the perfect color to match your desired aesthetic becomes an exciting endeavor. Whether you seek warm earth tones or cool and contemporary hues, Volare offers a wide range of options to suit every taste.

Versatile Applications:

From Feature Walls to Bathrooms and Kitchens One of the remarkable qualities of Volare is its adaptability in different areas of your home. Its durability make it suitable for feature walls, and also the use in bathrooms, and even kitchen spaces. In fact, it is a suitable choice for bathrooms due to its durability and water resistance properties. When applied correctly and sealed with an appropriate protective layer, Medium Marmorino can withstand the humid environment of a bathroom.

  1. The composition of Medium Marmorino typically includes slaked lime, which naturally has antimicrobial properties, making it resistant to mold and mildew growth. This can be especially beneficial in bathroom settings where moisture and humidity are prevalent. When considering Medium Marmorino for a bathroom, it’s important to ensure proper surface preparation and application techniques to achieve a long-lasting and aesthetically pleasing result. By utilizing the appropriate sealer, you can protect the plaster and maintain its exquisite appearance. But we do not recommend where the water is penetrating the area like in a shower area or around the bath, there are other waterproof products out there for use in these areas like our Bi plasma 3D range and microcement products.
  • Ensuring Accurate Colour Selection with Tester Tubs to ensure the chosen colour accurately reflects your vision, we give you the option of purchasing tester tubs weighing 1kg. This enables you to apply a small sample on your desired surface/sample board, allowing you to see the colour in situ and make an informed decision before committing to larger quantities.
  • Other available Tub Sizes: Options to Suit any project Volare is conveniently available in 8kg and 20kg tubs, accommodating projects of various scales. Whether you’re embarking on a small accent wall or an extensive renovation, these tub sizes ensure you have the right quantity at your disposal.
  • Unlocking Endless Possibilities: Pairing Volare with other products one of the greatest advantages of Volare lies in its compatibility with various complementary products. For a truly bespoke finish, you can experiment with products like Dorotea and Mascara Bronze (to name a few), which offer metallic accents and transformative effects. These combinations allow you to create unique visual experiences and elevate your design to new heights.


Coverage estimate and considerations for different finishes when aiming for a smooth finish, Volare typically covers approximately 1.2m² per 1kg. However, when applying the plaster with more texture, the coverage will be less. It is essential to consider the desired texture and finish when estimating the required amount of Volare for your project.

Primer & Sealer

To enhance the application and performance of Volare, Loggia Industria Vernici offers a specially formulated primer called Primavolare/primainfinito. This primer, with its gritty consistency, perfectly complements both Volare and Infinito finishes. It creates an ideal base, providing improved adhesion and ensuring the longevity of your plaster project. This can be found from the link HERE

To ensure the longevity and protection of your Volare Loggia has developed a custom-made sealer called Volare Antiacqua that provides a breathable and water-repellent finish, safeguarding your surfaces from moisture while allowing them to breathe. The ease of application with a roller makes the process convenient and accessible. (please note Volare antiacqua is not a full waterproof sealer so is not for use in a shower area) You can find Volare antiacqua HERE

volare with stencil

Volare, a medium marmorino Venetian plaster, produced by Loggia Industria Vernici in Italy, unveils a world of possibilities for transforming your living spaces. With its stone-like finish, an extensive color palette, and adaptability to different areas, Volare serves as an exceptional choice for adding elegance and sophistication. Furthermore, its compatibility with other products opens doors to limitless creative opportunities. At Italiano Stucco, we proudly stock Volare, along with a range of other exquisite products, allowing you to explore the artistry of Venetian plaster to its fullest extent. 

Here to help you

We take pride in not only providing high-quality materials but also in helping educate our customers about the products we offer. We are always available to answer any questions you may have, ensuring that you have the knowledge and support to make informed decisions about your projects.

If you need training in these types of finishes we have a selection of courses available at Italiano Stucco. They range from introductory into Venetian, to courses focusing on textured finishes, polished, microcements. Take a look and if you need any help or want to know more please get in touch.

Embrace the beauty of Italian craftsmanship and embark on a journey of unparalleled design with Volare and our carefully curated selection of plaster finishes.

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