Artex: introduced in the 70s, major trend in the 80s. In recent years it's become dated. In fact over the last 10 years, about 30% of our work has been covering unwanted Artex. We can overskim most ceilings, regardless of pattern or thickness, to a smooth paint ready finish.
Before and after photos of an Artex ceiling from the 90s in a Leighton Buzzard property. Despite being a very professional job, it had to go as part of a modernisation project.