MARBLE IS THE NEW BLACK


MARBLE IS LITERALLY THE NEW BLACK

As an 80’s kid (yikes, I feel old!), I remember walking up our staircase to our condo in Lisbon and having a closer look on the walls and stairs which were framed with solid marble. I remember my eyes followed each swirl and vein and I was intrigued with the coloration and how it’s worn patina felt hard but yet extremely smooth. The smoothness had a certain softness to the touch, which I loved. In fact, I loved it so much that I barely used the railing.

Fast-forward a couple of years, and here I find myself extremely thrilled to witness this moment! This antique material is going through a major revival! It has always been associated with a more classic and more “old fashioned” stigma, but currently it’s literally taking over the design industry. From vetements, to interieurs, to phone cases and surfboards! Yes, you read damn right: surfboards! It’s exciting to see how designers are applying this natural material  on unusual and unexpected items. In my opinion, that is what makes this trend win it’s momentum, coupled of course with the beauty of this natural slab and it’s unique and non-repetitive patterns that stimulate our eyes.

XO – Márcia

 


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    1 year ago

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      1 year ago

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