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The Beauty of Marble in Interiors and Facades

Michelangelo's sculptures. The ancient Greek temples. Castle interiors and palaces. The iconic Barcelona Pavilion of Mies van der Rohe. When we approach the history of...

White marble and gold granite combined together in modern office building in India

Indian architecture studio Charged Voids has designed Office 543 around an elliptic meeting room with granite walls, which is a private space among the glass-walled offices. Designed for construction...

Didier Faustino mixed marble with steel in his new project in Paris

Didier Faustino has completed the flagship store of luxury fashion label, enfants riches déprimés, in Paris, combining marble and steel within its 45 sqm interiors. Set behind a...

Realistic Pillows Sculpted from Blocks of White Marble

In studios in Oslo and northern Italy, Norwegian sculptor Håkon Anton Fagerås uses a pneumatic hammer and other carving tools to shape blocks of marble into...

Torlonia Marbles: World’s most important private collection of ancient Roman art to go on...

Accessible only to a chosen few, the collection was so little known that it became the stuff of legend. Even scholars knew it only from...

20 sculptors to take part in 2nd Tuwaiq symposium in Riyadh

Riyadh will host the second Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium in the Saudi capital’s Diplomatic Quarter from Jan. 10-30. Twenty artists from around the world...

David ‘preceded medical science’ – Renaissance work shows precocious knowledge of blood circulation

Michelangelo preceded medical science in the knowledge of blood circulation shown in his masterpiece sculpture David, a US medical expert says in a new...

Residence covered in white marble and mirrors in Athens

Greek firm “314 architecture studio” recently completed “H303”, a residential project located at the south suburbs of Athens. The site, 800m far from the...

“Time is stone” is the new theme of 2020 Marmomac trade fair

It will be the concept of “time” that will fill The Italian Stone Theater this year during Marmomac 2020. Reflecting on its symbolic value,...

Famous granite site takes centre stage

One of America’s oldest, deepest granite quarries is set to become the stage of a floating theatrical display. The abandoned Wells Lamson Quarry, among the...