• So Hot Right Now // Marble Madness: Part 01.


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

    Marble Trends, Marble Design Trend, Marble in Design

     

    Marble has been enjoying a moment in the high-design and fashion spotlight for a little while now. Designers across the globe have been busy reinventing the way they are using marble to cater to todays audience – from architecture, interiors, furniture, lighting, art, homewares, clothing to styling. This is not at all surprising, given that nothing is quite as impressive or speaks of sophistication and luxury as eloquently as marble.

    Here are some of my favourite examples that embrace and channel this precious natural material so beautifully. I’ve split this post in two parts  - Part 01 (this post) deals with pieces that employ marble as a singular or a dominant material – some are exquisite, others completely weird and kitsch, but all rather fabulous. Part 02 looks at examples where marble is juxtaposed with other colours or materials for a more contemporary edge.

    CONTINUE TO – So Hot Right Now // Marble Madness: Part 02.

     

    Marble Doors by Ai Weiwei | Yellowtrace.

    Marble Doors by Ai Weiwei | Yellowtrace.

    Marble Doors by Ai Weiwei – each door measures 210 x 80 x 60 cm. Courtesy of ROBILANT + VOENA.


     

    Olympic marlbe dumbbells by Josee Lepage & Guillame Sasseville | Yellowtrace.

    Olympic marlbe dumbbells by Josee Lepage & Guillame Sasseville | Yellowtrace.

    Olympic marlbe dumbbells by Josee Lepage & Guillame Sasseville.


     

    QUOTE marble bookends by Julia Stenius | Yellowtrace.

    QUOTE marble bookends by Julia SteniusBuy your pair here. Photo by Michael Bodiam.


     

    Precaria marble LED lamp by Brian Sironi | Yellowtrace.

    Precaria marble LED lamp by Brian Sironi | Yellowtrace.

    Precaria marble LED lamp by Brian Sironi.


     

    Vulcain Lamp by Pool for Le Chance | Yellowtrace.

    Vulcain Lamp by Pool for Le Chance.


     

    Magnum table by Pierre Favresse with Carrara marble legs from La Chance | Yellowtrace.

    Magnum table by Pierre Favresse with Carrara marble legs from La Chance.


     

    Iconic Mirror by Dan Yeffet & Lucie Koldova for Le Chance | Yellowtrace.

    Iconic Mirror by Dan Yeffet & Lucie Koldova for Le Chance | Yellowtrace.

    Iconic Mirror by Dan Yeffet & Lucie Koldova for Le Chance.


     

    Topkapi table by Konstantin Grcic from Marsotto Edizioni | Yellowtrace.

    Topkapi table by Konstantin Grcic from Marsotto Edizioni.


     

    Luigina chair by Maurizio Galante and Tal Lancman for Cerruti Baleri.

    Luigina chair by Maurizio Galante and Tal Lancman for Cerruti Baleri.


     

    Marble spaghetti measurments by Studio Lievito | Yellowtrace.

    Marble spaghetti measurments by Studio Lievito.


     

    Marble Light by Studio Vit | Yellowtrace

    Marble Light by Studio Vit.


     

    Supermarket Simulacrum II by Corey Bartle-Sanderson | Yellowtrace.

    Supermarket Simulacrum II by Corey Bartle-Sanderson | Yellowtrace.

    Supermarket Simulacrum II by Corey Bartle-Sanderson | Yellowtrace.

    Supermarket Simulacrum II by Corey Bartle-Sanderson.


     

    White Marble Throw Pillow from Safe House | Yellowtrace.

    White Marble Throw Pillow from Safe House.


     

    Marble Wallpaper from Ferm Living | Yellowtrace.

    Marble Wallpaper from Ferm Living.


     

    Panna Cotta table by Ron Gilad for Molteni & C | Yellowtrace.

    Panna Cotta table by Ron Gilad for Molteni & C.


     

    Coat Hooks by Nikolas Kerl | Yellowtrace.

    Coat Hooks by Nikolas Kerl | Yellowtrace.

    Coat Hooks by Nikolas Kerl.


     

    Novocento table lamp by Davide G Aquini | Yellowtrace.

    Novocento table lamp by Davide G Aquini | Yellowtrace.

    Novocento table lamp by Davide G Aquini | Yellowtrace.

    Novocento table lamp by Davide G Aquini.


     

    A Magnificent Mistake by Ron Gillard for Salvatori during Salone del Mobile 2013 | Photo by Nick Hughes for Yellowtrace.

    A Magnificent Mistake by Ron Gillard for Italian marble producer Salvatori (previously).


     

    Shallowww SS13 | Yellowtrace

    One of the looks from Shallowww SS13 collection. Fashion gone a bit too far perhaps?

     

    CONTINUE TO – So Hot Right Now // Marble Madness: Part 02.


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

     





  • 6 Responses to “So Hot Right Now // Marble Madness: Part 01.”

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

    2. Yung Luong says:

      Mrs Yellowtrace, love your post. Marble is always hot, I can never get enough of it’s beauty.

    3. elisebloomse says:

      seems confessionsofapassionista also noticed this trend! http://confessionsofapassionista.wordpress.com/2013/04/03/marbellous/ love it!!

    4. Emily says:

      You should take a look at the sculpture of artist Alex Seton. His work is truly incredible. http://www.alexseton.com/

    5. [...] configurations to display the collections. The materials used are natural and untreated – marble, wood, glass and [...]



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