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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...

High aesthetics one of the protagonists in this year’s Marmomacc

Modern design and sophisticated aesthetics were the main features of many stands at this year's Marmomacc exhibition, which is held in Verona, Italy, until...

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...

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,...

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...

Pink marble ideas we can’t wait to try

Pink is the best color in the world. Always has been, always will be. And it's even dreamier and more Instagram-worthy when in the...

Bright partitions and chunks of marble define Loreak fashion store in San Sebastián

Pensando en Blanco has dotted blue glass partitions and jagged offcuts of grey marble throughout this otherwise colourless clothing store in northern Spain. Established in...

Robot-made tables and vases feature surface textures created using algorithms

Iraqi-born UAE-based designer Layth Mahdi debuts a series of marble vases and tables with contoured surfaces milled by robots and designed using algorithms. Launched during Dubai Design Week last month, Layth Mahdi's...

Marble Tome: ‘Open Book Fountain’ in Budapest Flips Its Own Liquid Pages

In Budapest there's a fountain that looks like a book: every few seconds a sheet of water blasts forth from the book's spine, arcing...

The Italian Stone Theater at Marmomac 2018

The Italian Stone Theater was created in 2015 to accommodate a project that narrates the interaction between stone, sophisticated Made in Italy processing machines...