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Emmanuel Babled remodels marble sculpture into upholstered chair for Offecct

French designer Emmanuel Babled has reworked his marble sculptural chair into a piece of upholstered home furniture for Swedish brand Offecct. Shown at Salone del Mobile in 2017, the...

Casa Salvatori in Milan brings together marble furnishings and flecked terrazzo floors

Marble artworks, ornaments and furniture appear throughout this Milanese apartment, designed by Elissa Ossino Studio for the head of Italian stone brand Salvatori. The apartment is set within...

Carrara white is trendy: from Adidas to Ferragamo perfumes

Luxury brands fond of Carrara marbles. And the Gucci supermodels parade among them. Carrara marble is trendy: the T Magazine, a New York Times supplement,...

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...

Nineteen new sites inscribed on the World Heritage List, many of them use stone

The Unesco committee met in Bahrein’s capital Manama in June 2018 Nineteen new sites have been inscribed on the World Heritage list during the committee’s...

Art exhibition pays tribute to quarries

An international photographer’s ‘fascination’ with quarries has recently been exhibited at a contemporary art gallery in the US.   Andrew Buck’s exhibition Andrew Buck: Quarry – which features...

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...

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...

Matthew Simmonds explores historic architecture in stone sculptures

Doric columns, arches and vaulted ceilings are among the architectural details that Matthew Simmonds has carved from stone in these intricate sculptures.  The result of a lifelong interest in...

A Textile Designer Turns to Natural Stone

Award-winning American textile and product designer Lori Weitzner is used to working with textiles and paper, but when the opportunity presented itself to design...