Pink marble core cuts through concrete interiors of Portuguese house

Architect Daniel Zamarbide and Leopold Banchini Architects have designed a concrete house in Lisbon with a central core of local pink marble. Called Casa do Monte, meaning Hill House, the project is located at the top of a steep and narrow stepped hill characteristic of the Portuguese capital. A restoration of an abandoned and fallen down […]

Everyday objects made from Portuguese stone to feature in Common Sense exhibition

Dezeen promotion: an exhibition at Design Miami/Basel will see seven designers and studios, including Jasper Morrison, Michael Anastassiades and the Bouroullec brothers, present household objects realised in Portuguese stone. As one of the satellite projects for Design Miami/Basel 2019, Common Sense is curated by Experimentadesign and Lisbon Gallery, along with ArtWorks and Paris-based Galerie Vertbois 5. […]

Fict Studio uses marble offcuts to create Fragments furniture collection

Shards of discarded marble are combined with resin to form this angular furniture collection by South Korean office Fict Studio. Called Fragment, the collection includes a stool, chair, side table and tray, and aims to address the problem of industrial marble waste. The furniture items feature rectangular volumes of grey marble and orange-brown resin that […]

Piero Lissoni uses Barcelona Pavilion marble in tables for Salvatori

Italian architect Piero Lissoni has designed a series of bistro tables for furniture brand Salvatori, with marble left over from famous buildings including Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion. The Lost Stones bistro tables, presented during Milan design week, have round tops that are all made from broken scraps of marble. The slabs were left over from […]

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