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Material Focus: 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.
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  The kitchen inside Jan Moolsintong and Peter Russell-Clarke's San Francisco house featues an island wrapped in white Carrara marble. Photo by: Ian Allen

    The kitchen inside Jan Moolsintong and Peter Russell-Clarke's San Francisco house featues an island wrapped in white Carrara marble. Photo by: Ian Allen

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  In the master bathroom of Dwell founder Lara Deam's Mill Valley house, her husbans and architect Chris Deam clad the tub and walls in Carrara marble. An AJ Wall sconce by Arne Jacobsen for Louis Poulsen sheds some light on bathtub reading. Photo by: Dustin Aksland

    In the master bathroom of Dwell founder Lara Deam's Mill Valley house, her husbans and architect Chris Deam clad the tub and walls in Carrara marble. An AJ Wall sconce by Arne Jacobsen for Louis Poulsen sheds some light on bathtub reading. Photo by: Dustin Aksland

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  Furniture collector Jean-Christophe Aumas covered the kitchen island of his Paris flat in marble tiles from Carrelages du Marais—the geometric floor tiles are from the same place—and strung the matrix of lights up above it. The barstools by Charlotte Perriand were discovered in a vintage store in Antwerp, Belgium. The green wall is covered in paint from Emery & Cie. Photo by: Christian Schaulin

    Furniture collector Jean-Christophe Aumas covered the kitchen island of his Paris flat in marble tiles from Carrelages du Marais—the geometric floor tiles are from the same place—and strung the matrix of lights up above it. The barstools by Charlotte Perriand were discovered in a vintage store in Antwerp, Belgium. The green wall is covered in paint from Emery & Cie. Photo by: Christian Schaulin

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  Travertine, an younger more porous form marble, was used to clad the walls of a modern house in Queens, New York.
To learn more about the material, view our slideshow of a marble quarry in Spain.

    Travertine, an younger more porous form marble, was used to clad the walls of a modern house in Queens, New York.

    To learn more about the material, view our slideshow of a marble quarry in Spain.

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