Continues Its Magic
at PDRA Headquarters
The transformation continues!
The headquarters of The Faux
Finisher magazine publisher, PDRA is becoming a true showcase
of decorative finishes, thanks to the efforts of Pro Faux and
its dedicated crew of paint prestidigitators. The Pro Faux team,
lead by John Catalanotto and Greg Frohnapfel, has been creating
decorative painting effects in a variety of office spaces and
meeting areas throughout the 15,000 square foot office building
that is the home to PDRA and Global Solutions, a major software
During the past visits to the headquarters,
Pro Faux has provided such finishes as wood graining, blue lapis,
Venetian plaster and European textures. For their latest visit
in February 2003, the Pro Faux team worked in a number of areas
and offices. For a lengthy office hallway, they provided a shimmery
but subtle stria effect. For the mailroom area, they applied
a glaze over an embossed wallcovering. They also worked in various
offices, crating finishes that matched trhe personalities of
the occupants: a spphisticated leather effect and a soothing
sandstone treatment for two Global Solution executives; a crackle
finish in contemporary colors for a twenty-something PDRA accounting
manager; and a scenic mural for an advertising sales executive,
who is also an outdoor enthusiast and avid runner.
Pro Faux's crew of top-notch painters including
professionals from all over the country. Among those who have
participated in these most recent projects or previous projects
at PDRA headquarters are: Rick Fischer, Deco Illusions, Ft.
Wayne, IN; Joe Eby, Eby Faux, Omaha, NE; Lori Wilson, Golden
Artist Colors, Inc., New Berlin,NY, Diane Capuano, The Faux
Finisher, St. Louis, MO; Marty Wiesehahn, Classic Faux Studios,
Farmingdale, NY, Bob and Deanna Wolf, Bob Wolf Painting, Bismarck,
ND; Carol Huber and Alan W DeFeo, partners in Artistic Design
Studio, Verona, NJ.
These pages show some of the productions steps
and results form the latest trip by Pro Faux. For more information
about this Akron, Ohio based company, visit www.profaux.com.