Collection by Zachary Edelson

Versatile Uses For Travertine


Travertine's diverse appearance—creamy white to rusty brown, jaggedly porous to solidly dense—owes to its unusual origins. Slowly formed by mineral deposits, each travertine stone is shaped by a wide range of geological factors, including the presence of small organisms (sometimes found entombed in the stone). From fireplaces to floors, see how the timeless material can be used.

This recently-restored 1957 modernist masterpiece features a freestanding travertine-and-steel fireplace, open on all...
The residence’s two bathrooms present distinct material identities: In the main bathroom, located on the lower level...
The travertine floor for the guest bedroom came from a De La Espada showroom in Soho.
When the Hsus found themselves expecting a third child, they engaged Lang to enclose the upper part of their...
In the living room, a travertine-topped coffee table by Paul McCobb pairs well with the Florence Knoll Parallel Bar...
The kids gather around the Heywood-Wakefield dining set, which Terry purchased from Mainly Art in Cincinnati.
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