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Altrock is a terrazzo made using waste from the marble industry

London-based designer Robin Grasby uses offcuts from luxury marble workshops to create a terrazzo material he calls "beautifully chaotic". Called Altrock, the material can be used for worktops, wall coverings, tables...

Olivier Vadrot’s lava stone and marble seats are shaped like latin alphabet letters

Drawing from the history of writing, french architect & artist Olivier Vadrot has created orchestre, a series of 26 outdoor sculptural seats, each of which with a...

Burj Jumeira supertall skyscraper will rise from fingerprint of Dubai’s ruler

Visuals have been released of the SOM-designed Burj Jumeira, a 550-metre-tall split-volume skyscraper in Dubai that will rise from a lake shaped like the fingerprint of the emirate's ruler.  Unveiled by state-owned Dubai...

Snug candle holders by Sanna Völker are carved from 500 million year old stones

‘Snug’ candle holders by Sanna Völker are handmade by stonemasons who have mastered their craft for four generations, dating back to 1880. All pieces are...

Everything You Need to Know About Having a Marble Countertop

Watch any design show or flip through any home magazine, and you’re likely to see a familiar finish in a perfectly sunlit kitchen: marble countertops. Given...

Designers Imagine What Bended Marble Furniture Could Look Like

In partnership with stone specialist MM Galleri, Singapore Tatler Homes invited three studios to design furniture that features the firm's innovative bended marble technique Stone fabricator and...

Colored marble: the trend in design

While Carrara's marble has been for many years the choice of many designers because of its color purity and flexibility, a new generation of...

Robot-made tables and vases feature surface textures created using algorithms

Iraqi-born UAE-based designer Layth Mahdi debuts a series of marble vases and tables with contoured surfaces milled by robots and designed using algorithms. Launched during Dubai Design Week last month, Layth Mahdi's...

How Marble Sculptures Have Inspired Artists and Captivated Audiences for Millenia

Throughout art history, sculptors have experimented with an eclectic range of mediums. While cast bronze, carved wood, and fired clay have made lasting impressions, no material has captivated...

22 Wonderful ideas for marble decoration!

Marble is one of the most impressive and timeless materials used in home decoration. With its finesse and impeccable aesthetics, it gives the spaces...