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The European Stone Festival 2020 will take place in Freiburg, Germany from May 15...

The theme for the festival in 2020 is “900 years of stonemasonry and stone carving from the Middle Ages to the present day”.The European Stone...

The “secret” David in the heart of the Apuan Alps: an explosion of colors...

Michelangelo's David has returned «home», it is the protagonist of a mural ten meters high and twelve meters long that stands out not on...

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...

Everything You Need to Know About Having a Marble Countertop

Watch any design show or flip through any home magazine, and you’re likely to see a familiar finish in a perfectly sunlit kitchen: marble countertops. Given...

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...

Studio EO’s marble and glass Drill Vases are “part chaos and part control”

Stockholm's Studio EO marries handblown glass with fragments of discarded marble found in quarries to form its colourful Drill Vases.Described by the creator as "an exercise in improvisation", the Drill...

OMA’s Qatar National Library opens in Doha

Dutch architecture firm OMA has completed its Qatar National Library building in Doha, which features tiers of marble bookcases set within a single open-plan space.The OMA-designed building, which...

Sculptors from around the world to meet in Turkey’s Adana

Preparations for the International Adana Sculpture Symposium, which will be organized for the fourth time this year between Oct. 15 and Nov. 5, have...

White Carrara Downtown Festival 2019: celebrating the city of marble

The city of Carrara is one of the most fascinating territories in Tuscany, famous all over the world for its marble and its quarries. White...

“Time is stone” is the new theme of 2020 Marmomac trade fair

It will be the concept of “time” that will fill The Italian Stone Theater this year during Marmomac 2020. Reflecting on its symbolic value,...