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Didier Faustino mixed marble with steel in his new project in Paris

Didier Faustino has completed the flagship store of luxury fashion label, enfants riches déprimés, in Paris, combining marble and steel within its 45 sqm interiors. Set behind a...

Odysseas Tosounidis: abstract perspective of nature and human form

The abstract perspective of nature and all of its aspects is obvious in Tosounidis’ artworks. The artist is concerned with the concept of creation:...

How Marble Sculptures Have Inspired Artists and Captivated Audiences for Millenia

Throughout art history, sculptors have experimented with an eclectic range of mediums. While cast bronze, carved wood, and fired clay have made lasting impressions, no material has captivated...

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...

Αcme uses traditional geometries and local marble to build Marsa Plaza in Muscat

Λondon-based studio, Αcme, has completed a new urban space in the al mouj quarter of Οman’s port capital, Μuscat. situated at the edge of the...

Angelo Mangiarotti never actively practiced product design per se but he was an excellent...

Form alone was what drove him; functionality was secondary, almost negligible Agapecasa Company introduced its „Mangiarotti Collection“, for which 11 design objects were chosen from...

18th-Century Sculpture Has a Delicate Net Carved Out of a Single Block of Marble

For centuries, sculptors around the world have adopted marble as their medium of choice. In order to both illustrate marble’s carving capabilities and showcase their own sculpting...

Stone Craftsmanship: A Rare and Irreplaceable Skill

Stone carving—the fine art of chiseling natural stone into intricate interwoven leaves atop a column or angels gracing a cathedral portico—is uncommon enough that...

19th-century French polychrome sculpture at Musée d’Orsay

A new exhibition at Musée d’Orsay in Paris presents around 50 works as an overview of this unrevealed to general public and very particular...

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...