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Everything you need to know about marble worktops

Work a little luxury into your kitchen with a statement-making marble worktop Marble has a luminosity, brightness and smoothness to the touch that sets it...

Objects of desire: How Connemara marble became the ultimate symbol of good taste

Architects and interior designers use materials the way painters use colour. You might pick a material for its appearance, or for qualities such as how...

Laongo: Where African sculptors etch memories, art on granite

Laongo is a haven for African sculptors. There, they carve their artistic thoughts and impressions on natural material- granite. Over 2000 sculpted works assail the visitor...

21 Baths Clad in Graphic Marble

From Calacatta gold to Cremo Tirreno, bold stone gives these baths from the Architectural Digest archives striking detail See more glamorous marble baths from the Architectural Digest...

A Group of Objects Made From Recycled Terrazzo + Marble

The Terra Collection comprises a series of objects made from 100% recycled terrazzo and marble, making each piece completely unique. The objects’ shapes may remain...

Marble Tome: ‘Open Book Fountain’ in Budapest Flips Its Own Liquid Pages

In Budapest there's a fountain that looks like a book: every few seconds a sheet of water blasts forth from the book's spine, arcing...

How Caryatids Have Beautifully Blended Sculpture and Architecture Since Ancient Times

When you think of marble statues, what comes to mind? You most likely imagine sculptures of freestanding figures, like the Venus de Milo and David. In addition to...

The Marble Sculptor Who Quietly Created a Trove of Art in Her Manhattan Loft

Hoisting 20,000 pounds of marble (twice the weight of a killer whale) into a sixth-floor Manhattan loft is no easy feat. But artist Hanna Eshel didn’t...

Natural stones in interior: making the perfect pick

Natural stones have been used in construction for thousands of years. In modern age they are used mostly in interior design, due to their...

Lithic Garden curated by Vincenzo Pavan at Marmomac 2019 Italian Stone Theatre

The natural environment as the fusion of two worlds - geological and biological - can be explained and interpreted as an enclosed space, a...