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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...

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...

The Magic of Recreating Ancient Greek Masterpieces

A workshop in Athens produces the only officially-certified replicas of ancient Greek masterpieces which are sold at the country’s archaeological sites, monuments and museums.The...

How Marble Sculptures Have Inspired Artists and Captivated Audiences for Millenia

Throughout art history, sculptors have experimented with an eclectic range of mediums. While cast bronze, carved wood, and fired clay have made lasting impressions, no material has captivated...

Everything you need to know about marble worktops

Work a little luxury into your kitchen with a statement-making marble worktop Marble has a luminosity, brightness and smoothness to the touch that sets it...

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...

Marble table pushes the boundaries of furniture manufacturing

The ways in which nature can take us by surprise are limitless. Take, for example, a cave in Turkey that has long been mined...

Daniel Arsham’s post-apocalyptic Porsche

Ever wondered what a Porsche 911 would look like if it was caught up in a Volcanic eruption and buried for hundreds of years?...

The Use of Marble in Architecture: Classy Material for the Ages

Marble is a precious rock that has many different properties. There are very few rocks like it. The biggest reason why this rock is...

A Group of Objects Made From Recycled Terrazzo + Marble

The Terra Collection comprises a series of objects made from 100% recycled terrazzo and marble, making each piece completely unique.The objects’ shapes may remain...