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David ‘preceded medical science’ – Renaissance work shows precocious knowledge of blood circulation

Michelangelo preceded medical science in the knowledge of blood circulation shown in his masterpiece sculpture David, a US medical expert says in a new...

Carla Baz debuts resin and marble furniture in Beirut

French-Lebanese designer Carla Baz has unveiled a collection of marble furniture and lighting, including tables filled with pools of colourful resin.Debuted at Beirut's Joy Mardini Gallery during the city's annual design week,...

35 Unique choices for decorating your home with stone!

Stone home decoration fits in most decor styles and elegantly illuminates the spaces. You can fit such a décor into the living room or...

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...

Matthew Simmonds explores historic architecture in stone sculptures

Doric columns, arches and vaulted ceilings are among the architectural details that Matthew Simmonds has carved from stone in these intricate sculptures. The result of a lifelong interest in...

7 ways to put marble in the home decor without spending a fortune

You stare at those marvellous houses  in Instagram and Pinterest but you do not dare to think if you could possibly adopt the ideas...

Marble tables inspired by the spirit of reduced food waste

Design For Soul is a series of tables designed by Piero Lissoni in collaboration with Salvatori and Massimo Bottura’s non-profit organisation Food For Soul Marble...

Marble bathroom ideas for an elegant and luxurious scheme

This noble stone is making a style revival in our bathrooms thanks to its natural beauty and versatility. We show you how... Looking for marble...

Marble Fireplaces for Every Aesthetic

When it comes to fireplaces, some people are obsessed with marble. That is because the stone is available in a beautiful range of colors, patterns,...

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...