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Αcme uses traditional geometries and local marble to build Marsa Plaza in Muscat

Λondon-based studio, Αcme, has completed a new urban space in the al mouj quarter of Οman’s port capital, Μuscat. situated at the edge of the...

Angelo Mangiarotti never actively practiced product design per se but he was an excellent...

Form alone was what drove him; functionality was secondary, almost negligible Agapecasa Company introduced its „Mangiarotti Collection“, for which 11 design objects were chosen from...

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...

Stone Craftsmanship: A Rare and Irreplaceable Skill

Stone carving—the fine art of chiseling natural stone into intricate interwoven leaves atop a column or angels gracing a cathedral portico—is uncommon enough that...

19th-century French polychrome sculpture at Musée d’Orsay

A new exhibition at Musée d’Orsay in Paris presents around 50 works as an overview of this unrevealed to general public and very particular...

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...

White marble and gold granite combined together in modern office building in India

Indian architecture studio Charged Voids has designed Office 543 around an elliptic meeting room with granite walls, which is a private space among the glass-walled offices. Designed for construction...

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...

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...