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The UK’s only marble Michelangelo takes pride of place at new Royal Academy

Michelangelo’s Taddei Tondo­—a masterpiece of his early maturity and the Royal Academy’s great artistic treasure—has moved again. The circular, unfinished marble relief of the...

Interior Design Using Marble And Wood Combinations

There is something very luxurious about the grand combination of misty veined marble and rich wood grain. The teaming of natural materials brings life...

“Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss” by Antonio Canova

“Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss” by Antonio Canova shows the mythological lovers at a moment of high emotion. It represents the God Cupid in the...

Tom Dixon launches green marble tableware based on visits to India

Tom Dixon has created a collection of candle holders and serving platters made from green forest marble sourced from India, called Rock.The tableware items...

Burj Jumeira supertall skyscraper will rise from fingerprint of Dubai’s ruler

Visuals have been released of the SOM-designed Burj Jumeira, a 550-metre-tall split-volume skyscraper in Dubai that will rise from a lake shaped like the fingerprint of the emirate's ruler. Unveiled by state-owned Dubai...

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,...

Dubai Design District launches Dubai’s first festival of architecture

Ahost of big names have already confirmed for Dubai's very first architecture festival.d3 Architecture Festival is to be held with support from Royal Institute...

7 ways to put marble in the home decor without spending a fortune

You stare at those marvellous houses  in Instagram and Pinterest but you do not dare to think if you could possibly adopt the ideas...

Stone tables with design inspired by water forms

During Marmomac, Verona, 2018 six designers completed the challenge of capturing the forms of water modelled by streams, the sea and the rain in...

The best uses of marble in contemporary architecture

For centuries, marble was used in the construction of some of the world's most glorious buildings. From Roman villas to palaces in Renaissance Europe...