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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 Fireplaces for Every Aesthetic

When it comes to fireplaces, some people are obsessed with marble. That is because the stone is available in a beautiful range of colors, patterns,...

Nendo mines impromptu marble bench in façade of Marsotto’s Brera showroom

Following multiple gravity-defying marble furnishing collaborations since 2010, Nendo’s minimal style now defines Marsotto’s new brera showroom in Milan. At the front, the japanese designer...

Emmanuel Babled remodels marble sculpture into upholstered chair for Offecct

French designer Emmanuel Babled has reworked his marble sculptural chair into a piece of upholstered home furniture for Swedish brand Offecct.Shown at Salone del Mobile in 2017, the...

Technology met art: Artist Davide Quayola used a robot to recreate a marble Hellenic...

Technology met art, as a London-based artist Davide Quayola used a robot to recreate a Hellenic masterpiece of Laocoon and his Sons.The masterpiece which...

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...

Realistic Pillows Sculpted from Blocks of White Marble

In studios in Oslo and northern Italy, Norwegian sculptor Håkon Anton Fagerås uses a pneumatic hammer and other carving tools to shape blocks of marble into...

Nineteen new sites inscribed on the World Heritage List, many of them use stone

The Unesco committee met in Bahrein’s capital Manama in June 2018Nineteen new sites have been inscribed on the World Heritage list during the committee’s...

22 Wonderful ideas for marble decoration!

Marble is one of the most impressive and timeless materials used in home decoration. With its finesse and impeccable aesthetics, it gives the spaces...

The Marble Sculptor Who Quietly Created a Trove of Art in Her Manhattan Loft

Hoisting 20,000 pounds of marble (twice the weight of a killer whale) into a sixth-floor Manhattan loft is no easy feat. But artist Hanna Eshel didn’t...