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When Wilmar Chocolates in Appleton, Wis., underwent a full interior remodeling, the owners wanted a look that would reflect the old-fashioned ambience of the 19th century building.
Rich in tradition, this award-winning specialty chocolatier has not only used the same recipes since it began in 1956, but the interior of the shop had also not changed until the recent remodeling project. Its current owners, who purchased the business in 1983, recently set about updating and beautifying the store while trying to retain its traditional charm.
As a replacement for his 1,200-sq. ft. drop-grid fiberboard ceiling, Wilmar Chocolates owner Paul Garvey wanted a ceiling …