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Curved marble exists – and it makes for stunning interiors

What's the secret to curved cave walls and intricate floating tables that are unmistakably marble to the touch?   Marble has been used for millennia as...

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...

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...

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...

Natural Stone Institute Announces 2018 Pinnacle Award Winners

The winners of the 2018 Pinnacle Awards were announced during the Natural Stone Institute Awards Ceremony at TISE 2019 in Las Vegas, NV. Fourteen...

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...

10 contemporary homes that make clever use of marble

Marble is often used in the home for kitchen and bathroom surfaces, but there are also plenty of other ways it can be employed to...

Celine’s flagship minimalistic store in Miami

Two floors of sky-blue marble and pyramidal forms Blue marble and pyramidal forms appear throughout luxury fashion label Céline’s flagship store in Miami, which has...

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...

Mathieu Lehanneur creates marble furniture that mimics the ocean’s surface

Mathieu Lehanneur chipped blocks of marble and bronze to create tables, benches and stools that resemble the surface of the ocean.  Called Ocean Memories, the collection was created for an...