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Berlin new museum building made of marble and natural stone aggregates

David Chipperfield Architects’ new central entrance to the city’s Museum Island has been officially handed over to the State Museums of Berlin prior to...

The Timeless Quality of Natural Stone

by Toni Sabatino* Working in the interior design field has its joys and its challenges. Staying informed about product includes both. I have had the opportunity...

Italian Salvatori stone gets established in Amsterdam

Tuscan stone design expert Salvatori has unveiled its first Dutch flagship showroom within Piet Boon’s Amsterdam Headquarters. It was 2003 when Gabriele Salvatori first approached...

Monte Altissimo, home to Michelangelo’s favored marble quarries

Monte Altissimo is famous for the marble quarries where a certain Michelangelo selected the marble for his Renaissance sculpture. Today it’s a place of...

Snug candle holders by Sanna Völker are carved from 500 million year old stones

‘Snug’ candle holders by Sanna Völker are handmade by stonemasons who have mastered their craft for four generations, dating back to 1880. All pieces are...

Everything you need to know about marble worktops

Work a little luxury into your kitchen with a statement-making marble worktop Marble has a luminosity, brightness and smoothness to the touch that sets it...

Looking Ahead: 8 Architecture and Construction Industry Trends for the Next 30 Years

It’s true that trends come and go, yet some have staying power that become the new standards of doing business for decades into the...

Karl Lagerfeld introduces marble ‘Architectures’ at Carpenters Workshop Gallery in Paris

From october 19 – december 22, 2018, Carpenters Workshop Gallery introduces Karl Lagerfeld’s first ever exhibition of sculptural works. ‘Architectures’ comprises monochromatic, functional sculptures...

The Magic of Recreating Ancient Greek Masterpieces

A workshop in Athens produces the only officially-certified replicas of ancient Greek masterpieces which are sold at the country’s archaeological sites, monuments and museums. The...

Residence covered in white marble and mirrors in Athens

Greek firm “314 architecture studio” recently completed “H303”, a residential project located at the south suburbs of Athens. The site, 800m far from the...