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Matthew Simmonds explores historic architecture in stone sculptures

Doric columns, arches and vaulted ceilings are among the architectural details that Matthew Simmonds has carved from stone in these intricate sculptures. The result of a lifelong interest in...

Marble used for Bahawalpur’s 150-year-old mosque construction is Indian

Al-Sadiq Mosque is located in Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan. Its foundation stone was laid by Great Sufi of Chishtia clan and the Spiritual Master of...

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...

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...

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...

Karl Lagerfeld introduces marble ‘Architectures’ at Carpenters Workshop Gallery in Paris

From october 19 – december 22, 2018, Carpenters Workshop Gallery introduces Karl Lagerfeld’s first ever exhibition of sculptural works. ‘Architectures’ comprises monochromatic, functional sculptures...

The European Stone Festival 2020 will take place in Freiburg, Germany from May 15...

The theme for the festival in 2020 is “900 years of stonemasonry and stone carving from the Middle Ages to the present day”.The European Stone...

The Beauty of Marble in Interiors and Facades

Michelangelo's sculptures. The ancient Greek temples. Castle interiors and palaces. The iconic Barcelona Pavilion of Mies van der Rohe. When we approach the history of...

konstantin grcic presents volumes, a collection of objects of uncertain use for galerie kreo

Blurring the line between sculpture and design, Konstantin Grcic presents ‘Volumes’, a collection of six monolithic marble objects at Galerie Kreo in London. Diverging...

Studio EO’s marble and glass Drill Vases are “part chaos and part control”

Stockholm's Studio EO marries handblown glass with fragments of discarded marble found in quarries to form its colourful Drill Vases.Described by the creator as "an exercise in improvisation", the Drill...