Collection by Heather Corcoran

In Vein: How to Use Marble in the Kitchen


We've recently mused on marble's staying power, but in the kitchen the material always feels like a natural fit. These five homes show that the striated stone is apt for applications far beyond the traditional countertop, with marble-clad backsplashes, islands, and even walls.

Alter integrated wood from the original bungalow into the kitchen and covered the island in Carrara marble.
Molineus designed all of the storage units in the apartment, including the lacquered medium-density fiberboard cabinets...
The entire living and dining space features tough polished concrete floors.
In a classic Berlin building, Bruzkus Batek Architects made copious use of Nero Marquina marble from the kitchen...
For the kitchen, American cherry wood was used to create cabinets that establish a warm and sturdy tone.
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