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The Italian Stone Theater at Marmomac 2018

The Italian Stone Theater was created in 2015 to accommodate a project that narrates the interaction between stone, sophisticated Made in Italy processing machines...

High aesthetics one of the protagonists in this year’s Marmomacc

Modern design and sophisticated aesthetics were the main features of many stands at this year's Marmomacc exhibition, which is held in Verona, Italy, until...

Angelo Mangiarotti never actively practiced product design per se but he was an excellent...

Form alone was what drove him; functionality was secondary, almost negligible Agapecasa Company introduced its „Mangiarotti Collection“, for which 11 design objects were chosen from...

Italian marble for Snøhetta’s Norwegian Opera and Ballet

Snøhetta’s Norwegian Opera Ballet Theatre is covered with Carrara marble from Italy and granites from Sweden, in an unusual formal combination making for a...

Jun Cha to Release Limited Edition ‘CAPO’ Marble Skull Sculpture

Internationally-acclaimed tattoo and fine artist Jun Cha unveils a new limited edition series of skulls sculpted from Carrara Marble entitled CAPO. Before meticulously producing each piece using modern...

Pink marble and patchy concrete emulate ancient Rome in Melbourne’s Pentolina pasta bar

Australian studio Biasol paired worn concrete walls with pink marble and rich red accents for the interiors of this Italian restaurant in Melbourne, which takes visual cues from...

A 3D Printed Clock That Runs on Marbles

The clock is loud, impractical, and gorgeous There are so many ways to know what time it is. You can wear a watch, check your...

Tom Dixon launches green marble tableware based on visits to India

Tom Dixon has created a collection of candle holders and serving platters made from green forest marble sourced from India, called Rock. The tableware items...

Monte Altissimo, home to Michelangelo’s favored marble quarries

Monte Altissimo is famous for the marble quarries where a certain Michelangelo selected the marble for his Renaissance sculpture. Today it’s a place of...

Island village keeps tradition of marble sculpture alive

Yiannis Hondroyiannis knew how to use a hammer and chisel at the age of 7. “I learned all about marble and its secrets in...