7 Marble Statement Pieces for the Modern Home

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February 18, 2014
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.
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  Quarry LampsHubert cut the bell-shaped shades of his marble pendant lights with extremely thin walls to create a diffuse, translucent light.

    Quarry Lamps

    Hubert cut the bell-shaped shades of his marble pendant lights with extremely thin walls to create a diffuse, translucent light.

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  Chunk CandleholderGray-and-white veining is just as effective in small doses, like a copper-topped candle-holder for the tabletop.

    Chunk Candleholder

    Gray-and-white veining is just as effective in small doses, like a copper-topped candle-holder for the tabletop.

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  Dibbern Carrara CollectionA Carrara motif is applied to fine bone china for this delicate take on the trend.

    Dibbern Carrara Collection

    A Carrara motif is applied to fine bone china for this delicate take on the trend.

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  Apollo LampThe lunar-esque floor lamp features an LED bulb that highlights the material interplay between dark marble and light glass.

    Apollo Lamp

    The lunar-esque floor lamp features an LED bulb that highlights the material interplay between dark marble and light glass.

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  Eco BookendsA roster of illustrious designers created pieces in solid black Nero Marquina marble for Avenue Road. Form meets function especially well in Lovegrove’s sculptural bookends.

    Eco Bookends

    A roster of illustrious designers created pieces in solid black Nero Marquina marble for Avenue Road. Form meets function especially well in Lovegrove’s sculptural bookends.

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  Origami Living TableThe colorblock marble and onyx slabs that Urquiola stitched together for Budri’s 5.9 collection are all fragments from pieces broken in Italy’s 2012 earthquake.

    Origami Living Table

    The colorblock marble and onyx slabs that Urquiola stitched together for Budri’s 5.9 collection are all fragments from pieces broken in Italy’s 2012 earthquake.

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  Marble WallpaperFor the look without the weight or price tag of real stone, consider using the Danish retailer’s WallSmart non-woven wallpaper version.

    Marble Wallpaper

    For the look without the weight or price tag of real stone, consider using the Danish retailer’s WallSmart non-woven wallpaper version.

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