• So Hot Right Now // Marble Madness: Part 02.


    Posted on 6th September, by Dana Tomić Hughes in art, product design, stories on design. 2 Comments

    Marble Trends, Marble Design Trend, Marble in Design

     

    Part 02 of Marble Madness looks at examples where marble is juxtaposed with other colours and/ or materials – the look adopted by many high-powered corporate lift lobbies back in the 80s with varying degreed of success, if you’re catching what I’m pitching. I must admit I am yet to embrace this look in it’s entirety as I’m not exactly convinced of it’s longevity (much like the ostentatious corporate lobbies I mentioned).

    For what it’s worth, I still think that some of these examples manage to give the stone a fresh new look and a contemporary edge. They also show us that, in some cases, a little bit of marble can go a long way.

    BACK TO – So Hot Right Now // Marble Madness: Part 01.

     

    'Marble Box' by Muller Van Severen for Valerie Traan Gallery | Yellowtrace.

    'Marble Box' by Muller Van Severen for Valerie Traan Gallery | Yellowtrace.

    Marble Shelf by Muller Van Severen for Valerie Traan Gallery | Yellowtrace.

    Marble Box & Marble Shelf by Muller Van Severen for Valerie Traan Gallery.


     

    Enoki side tables with marble tops by Philipp Mainzer for e15 | Yellowtrace.

    Enoki side tables with marble tops by Philipp Mainzer for e15 | Yellowtrace.

    Enoki side tables with marble tops by Philipp Mainzer for e15.


     

    Earthquake 5.9 by Patricia Urquiola for Budri | Yellowtrace

    Earthquake 5.9 by Patricia Urquiola for Budri (previously).


     

    ‘Fishbone’ tables by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso | Yellowtrace.

    ‘Fishbone’ tables by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso | Yellowtrace.

    ‘Fishbone’ tables by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso. By the way, I absolutely realise these are not actually made of marble, but they fit into the aesthetic so perfectly. Besides, Urquiola recreated patterns that deliberately mimic natural materials like horn, mother-of-pearl, marble and tortoise shell.


     

    All of a piece by Earnest Studio and Dana Cannam Design | Yellowtrace.

    All of a piece by Earnest Studio and Dana Cannam Design | Yellowtrace.

    All of a piece by Earnest Studio and Dana Cannam Design. A series of modular tabletop elements in Granite, Marble, Walnut and Perspex.


     

    Marble Trivets | Yellowtrace.

    Marble Trivets by Fort Standard.


     

    Face Value side tables by Earnest Studio at Ventura Lambrate 2013 | Yellowtrace.

    Face Value side tables by Earnest Studio at Ventura Lambrate 2013 | Yellowtrace.

    Face Value side tables by Earnest Studio (previously). Made from Corian, Marble, Padoek, Colored MDF, Plywood and Brass.


     

    Fusion Triangle Cushion from Ferm Living | Yellowtrace.

    Fusion Triangle Cushion from Ferm Living.


     

    Art prints by Kristina Krogh | Yellowtrace.

    Art prints by Kristina Krogh | Yellowtrace.

    Art prints by Kristina Krogh mix images of natural materials such as timber, granite, marble and onyx.

     

    BACK TO – So Hot Right Now // Marble Madness: Part 01.


    [Image credits as noted. Feature collage by Yellowtrace.]

     





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