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White Carrara Downtown Festival

The famous marble festival of Carrara, Italy, attracted a large number of visitors who had the chance to enjoy themselves through concerts, artistic and...

The 9th International Sculpture Symposium came to an end – The Greek Marble Business...

Eight wonderful marble made works of art for public space were received by the Municipality of Heraklion in Crete, during the closure ceremony of...

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...

Colored marble: the trend in design

While Carrara's marble has been for many years the choice of many designers because of its color purity and flexibility, a new generation of...

OMA’s Qatar National Library opens in Doha

Dutch architecture firm OMA has completed its Qatar National Library building in Doha, which features tiers of marble bookcases set within a single open-plan space. The OMA-designed building, which...

Unusual underground hotel in an abandoned quarry in China

China once again surprises the world with their extravagant projects. A Grand hotel that goes under the earth at almost 90 meters has recently...

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...

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,...

10 contemporary homes that make clever use of marble

Marble is often used in the home for kitchen and bathroom surfaces, but there are also plenty of other ways it can be employed to...

Pink marble and patchy concrete emulate ancient Rome in Melbourne’s Pentolina pasta bar

Australian studio Biasol paired worn concrete walls with pink marble and rich red accents for the interiors of this Italian restaurant in Melbourne, which takes visual cues from...