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konstantin grcic presents volumes, a collection of objects of uncertain use for galerie kreo

Blurring the line between sculpture and design, Konstantin Grcic presents ‘Volumes’, a collection of six monolithic marble objects at Galerie Kreo in London. Diverging...

Casa Salvatori in Milan brings together marble furnishings and flecked terrazzo floors

Marble artworks, ornaments and furniture appear throughout this Milanese apartment, designed by Elissa Ossino Studio for the head of Italian stone brand Salvatori.The apartment is set within...

Carrara white is trendy: from Adidas to Ferragamo perfumes

Luxury brands fond of Carrara marbles. And the Gucci supermodels parade among them.Carrara marble is trendy: the T Magazine, a New York Times supplement,...

Realistic Pillows Sculpted from Blocks of White Marble

In studios in Oslo and northern Italy, Norwegian sculptor Håkon Anton Fagerås uses a pneumatic hammer and other carving tools to shape blocks of marble into...

Using Natural Stone to Create a Backyard Respite

Outdoor spaces have magical powers. As we spend more time at home and look for ways to integrate our backyards into our living environments...

Squared stone: The “Casa de Piedra” by Tuñón Arquitectos

The name that the designers used to define this architecture is unequivocal and readily understandable: “casa de piedra”.And if “casa-home” is the primaeval archetype of...

Marble and fashion: Acne Studios in Stockholm

Marble and design, marble and fashion: these are only two out of the many possible combinations between marble and its possible applications, but they...

Helaine Blumenfeld Translating Her Vision – Revd Jonathan Evens

Rupert Edwards, Director of the recent Sky Arts documentary ‘Hard Beauty’, describes the film’s subject, Helaine Blumenfeld, ‘Britain’s most successful sculptor you have never...

Art exhibition pays tribute to quarries

An international photographer’s ‘fascination’ with quarries has recently been exhibited at a contemporary art gallery in the US.  Andrew Buck’s exhibition Andrew Buck: Quarry – which features...

Natural stones in interior: making the perfect pick

Natural stones have been used in construction for thousands of years. In modern age they are used mostly in interior design, due to their...