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The most luxurious & elusive bathrooms of all time: Marble & expensive floors

Whitewashed tiles, expensive marbles and floors make up the most luxurious bathrooms you've ever seen. Famous designers leave their signature and show us the bathrooms...

La Karrière: once a quarry, now a cultural attraction

The site in a village of 140 citizens about 30 km from Dijon attracts some 25.000 visitors per year / Summer art festival in...

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...

High aesthetics one of the protagonists in this year’s Marmomacc

Modern design and sophisticated aesthetics were the main features of many stands at this year's Marmomacc exhibition, which is held in Verona, Italy, until...

18th-Century Sculpture Has a Delicate Net Carved Out of a Single Block of Marble

For centuries, sculptors around the world have adopted marble as their medium of choice. In order to both illustrate marble’s carving capabilities and showcase their own sculpting...

Carla Baz debuts resin and marble furniture in Beirut

French-Lebanese designer Carla Baz has unveiled a collection of marble furniture and lighting, including tables filled with pools of colourful resin. Debuted at Beirut's Joy Mardini Gallery during the city's annual design week,...

Curved marble exists – and it makes for stunning interiors

What's the secret to curved cave walls and intricate floating tables that are unmistakably marble to the touch?   Marble has been used for millennia as...

Pink marble ideas we can’t wait to try

Pink is the best color in the world. Always has been, always will be. And it's even dreamier and more Instagram-worthy when in the...

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...

Robot-made tables and vases feature surface textures created using algorithms

Iraqi-born UAE-based designer Layth Mahdi debuts a series of marble vases and tables with contoured surfaces milled by robots and designed using algorithms. Launched during Dubai Design Week last month, Layth Mahdi's...