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Laongo: Where African sculptors etch memories, art on granite

Laongo is a haven for African sculptors.There, they carve their artistic thoughts and impressions on natural material- granite.Over 2000 sculpted works assail the visitor...

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...

Objects of desire: How Connemara marble became the ultimate symbol of good taste

Architects and interior designers use materials the way painters use colour.You might pick a material for its appearance, or for qualities such as how...

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...

Everything You Need to Know About Having a Marble Countertop

Watch any design show or flip through any home magazine, and you’re likely to see a familiar finish in a perfectly sunlit kitchen: marble countertops. Given...

Striking fireplace design ideas – From sophisticated marble to classic brick

There's nothing more cozy than curling up with a blanket right by a toasty fire on a winter evening. If you are looking to bring the...

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...

Karl Lagerfeld’s marble ‘architectures’ presented at New York

Beloved German fashion designer and caricaturist, Karl Lagerfeld, continues to captivate from beyond the grave with his Architectures exhibition in the US.The sculptural showcase,...

Ten bathrooms that celebrate the variety of veiny marble

Marble is a versatile material often used to clad bathroom sinks and kitchen countertops as well as to form tiles that line floors and...

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...