The Artistry

Specializing in Authentic Venetian Plaster, Architectural Stone & Mantel Design
The Artistry The Artistry

Old World Designs, founded in 2004, is a distinctive company, dedicated to bringing ingenuity, originality and beauty to our client's projects.  Chris Lobato and the Old World team of professionals enjoy the commitment to be exceptional, to the mission of having ecstatic clients, and to honoring the tradition from ages past of superb craftsmanship.

Stone, plaster, wood, the raw materials of antiquity, at the genesis of inspirational design, are masterfully crafted from what they are at their essence into the exquisite signature products that will elevate our client's project into the sphere of exceptional.

Working together with Architects, Designers, Owners, Principals and General Contractors, we provide custom designed one of a kind cast limestone treasures.  We bring expertise and creativity in the application of the authentic Venetian plasters.  We craft fine wood floors and cabinetry of quality materials with meticulous traditional fabrication and excellence in installation.

The Artistry truly is in the collaborative effort of the participants; and we take great pleasure for our part in assisting in this achievement of the vision.  Beauty in the artistry.  Read More

The Artistry The Artistry
Classic & Contemporary Design
Stone
Stone

The approach toward stone for the craftsmen has not changed over thousands of years; it is a continual and tireless effort of refinements, innovations, uniquely crafted for our client's desires and tastes.

Plaster
Plaster

Our client's vision and desires are of utmost importance;  We believe that the beauty and personality of their home is key, and authentic Venetian plaster is the single most beautifying product in the world!

Wood
Wood

Wood should always bring warmth to a room.  It completes the “Trio” of natures most ancient, traditional and beautiful building materials.  It's warmth being heightened by impeccable installation.