Blending Old World Craftsmanship with New World Performance
Ital Decor builds on yesterday's heritage to become the only resource in Vancouver for traditional moldings, sculptures, building ornamentation and decorative plasters.
Offering a unique skill the result of years of training and experience, the Ital Decor touch can be seen in hundreds homes, businesses, galleries, museums, and commercial buildings.
Owner, Joe Tinucci, who learned his craft in Italy and has worked at it since the age of 12, produces original statues, moldings and decorative plasters and has become well known for his mastery and artistic originality.
Now working with his two sons, Roberto and Mario, the Tinucci family have worked on such major restoration projects as:
- The Orpheum Theatre Stage and West Hall - Reproduced the extensive decorative plasters and moldings
- The Vancouver Hotel - Reproduced the B.C. Coat of Arms at the Hornby Street entrance and completed the plaster ornament decoration in the lobby.
- The Bay (downtown Vancouver)
- Sinclair Centre
- The Empress Hotel
- Victoria Eaton Centre
- The Marine Building
Working out of their workshop, located at 6886 East Hastings Street in Burnaby, the Tinucci family use plaster, cement, stone, marble and fiberglass to create the original works of art, sculptures and the clever reproductions that adorn some of the most prestigious buildings in Vancouver.