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Geometric foam blocks mimic marble and terrazzo at Beirut Design Week

Blocksfinj, a recently-launched Beirut-based company making foam furniture, showcased squishy blocks that look like solid stone during Beirut Design Week. The polyurethane foam building blocks, which come in a variety...

10 contemporary homes that make clever use of marble

Marble is often used in the home for kitchen and bathroom surfaces, but there are also plenty of other ways it can be employed to...

Marble and diamonds for Apple’s AirPods

Apple’s wireless AirPods earphones have been one of the company’s most surprising hits over the past few years, helping its wearables category grow beyond the Apple Watch....

Celine’s flagship minimalistic store in Miami

Two floors of sky-blue marble and pyramidal forms Blue marble and pyramidal forms appear throughout luxury fashion label Céline’s flagship store in Miami, which has...

Colored marble: the trend in design

While Carrara's marble has been for many years the choice of many designers because of its color purity and flexibility, a new generation of...

A Group of Objects Made From Recycled Terrazzo + Marble

The Terra Collection comprises a series of objects made from 100% recycled terrazzo and marble, making each piece completely unique. The objects’ shapes may remain...

Mathieu Lehanneur creates marble furniture that mimics the ocean’s surface

Mathieu Lehanneur chipped blocks of marble and bronze to create tables, benches and stools that resemble the surface of the ocean.  Called Ocean Memories, the collection was created for an...

Zaha Hadid’s Stunning Feature Wall Showcases Masterful Craftsmanship

Architects have called it futuristic and compared it to spaceships. Envisioned and designed by late renowned architect Zaha Hadid, the 520 W 28th Street residential condominium...

French multimedia artists showcase quarries

Quarries have taken centre stage in a number of French multimedia art installations. A former limestone quarry in Les Baux-de-Provence in southern France has been...

Star Wars heroes Rey and Kylo made from Carrara marble in Rome

Rey and Kylo Ren, protagonists of the third stellar trilogy, are displayed at “La Clessidra Sala Blu” gallery in Rome until 29 December. They...