How to Shop for Marble
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- In this spotlight on materials in the modern home: marble. We examine four residences that make use of the natural stone.
- Whether it’s the real deal or merely a facsimile, marble is both cutting-edge and classic. Here are seven pieces straight from the quarry, from small tabletop pieces to statement-making furniture.
- Sinewy lines and subtle contours abound in organic bathroom fixtures—plus, three engineered materials that are increasingly indistinguishable from their natural counterparts.
- We're reporting from Almeria, a province in southwestern Spain where surfaces company Cosentino is headquartered.
- Bright, white kitchens and bathrooms have always caught our eye. Click thorough our slideshow for a look at seven of our favorites.
IceStone is one of the most popular recycled countertops out there. All braggadocio aside, they earned a Cradle to Cradle Gold.
A spectrum of colors is available—21 to be exact. While Purple Haze may not make it into our kitchens anytime soon, any nod to Jimi fills us with burning desire. This Leviathan of countertops was felled by the humblest of condiments: A single dollop of yellow mustard etched the surface.
IceStone is porous and should be sealed twice a year. High maintenance? We think so. Check IceStone’s website for care recommendations as they’re subject to change.
Gray-and-white veining is just as effective in small doses, like a copper-topped candle-holder for the tabletop.
- Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world alongside founder Lara Hedberg Deam’s first home—now renovated…