Michael Johannes Ochs (Author)

Overview | Inside the Book

The first comprehensive description of an old Moroccan plaster technique that creates unique, sensual, natural effects.

A truly remarkable material and technique, tadelakt is a traditional plaster that offers versatile design possibilities and an exquisite surface finish. This book offers a step-by-step approach to the technique, as well as a close look at its roots and the cultural traditions associated with it.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • December 2009
  • ISBN 978-0-393-73295-5
  • 6.8 × 10 in / 112 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

Endorsements & Reviews

“Michael Johannes Ochs…gives more than ample explanation of the steps involved, including diagrams of chemical changes; he likewise includes practical information about the process today….[a] handsome little book.” — Interior Design

“[W]ell written….includes many good photos of completed works…highly recommend.” — Artisphere

“The book Tadelakt is an excellent resource for discovering this old art. Filled with great pictures and laid out in an orderly way, the book walks you through the process. The book also has a great introduction to the Moroccan culture that surrounds the wall plaster, showing they are deeply connected.” — Eco Brooklyn

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