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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...

Bright partitions and chunks of marble define Loreak fashion store in San Sebastián

Pensando en Blanco has dotted blue glass partitions and jagged offcuts of grey marble throughout this otherwise colourless clothing store in northern Spain.Established in...

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...

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...

How to Freshen Up Your Outdoor Space Using Natural Stone

If you’re thinking of updating your outdoor space, you’re not alone. As many of us are traveling less and spending more time at home,...

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...

French multimedia artists showcase quarries

Quarries have taken centre stage in a number of French multimedia art installations. A former limestone quarry in Les Baux-de-Provence in southern France has been...

In Italy, Art Becomes Reality

For centuries the craftspeople of Pietrasanta have translated artists’ ideas into marble and bronze. Franco Cervietti carved his first full-size copy of Michelangelo’s “David” when...

This Museum’s Facade Was Formed With 20,000 Pieces of Granite

The new Kadokawa Culture Museum in Japan is situated within a starkly designed structure by architect Kengo Kuma. Appearing pixelated, the facade is formed with 20,000...

Geometric foam blocks mimic marble and terrazzo at Beirut Design Week

Blocksfinj, a recently-launched Beirut-based company making foam furniture, showcased squishy blocks that look like solid stone during Beirut Design Week.The polyurethane foam building blocks, which come in a variety...