In the new building “110 Rooms”, situated in the old Eixample district of Barcelona, the architects have implemented the pioneering ideas of 19th century planning in a modern way

The team of Estudio Maio Architects designed apartments with variable number of rooms and an entrance hall with large natural stone bodies

(Christmas-)Gifts for people who adore natural stone

Like in the years before,’s editors have collected some inspirations for presents from the wide culture of marble, granite & Co

New at the Left Column offers innovative functions

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Kitchen with brushed larvikite from the Lundhs Real Stone collection

Shades of black surround the cooking area in the extremely open room, the stone with its mysterious mica softens the dark tone

Online lecture by Raffaello Galiotto about modern usage of natural stone

For the virtual Marmomac Restart, the mastermind among Italy’s stone designers summarized his ideas from the last decades

Despite Covid-19: a (virtual) visit to Michelangelo’s David in Florence

On the webpage of the Galleria dell’Accadmia in Florence, one can take a selfie with the sculpture in the background

Global climate: desert dust caused the end of the “Green” Sahara and led to a megadrought far away in Southeast Asia 4,000 to 5,000 years ago

Reduced plant growth in the Sahara led to increased airborne dust that cooled the Indian Ocean and reduced monsoon moisture for more than 1000 years

Floors and stairs in a retirement home in Switzerland with Pietra Piasentina from natural stone company Bärlocher AG

The surfaces of the stone slabs are blasted and brushed in the inerior rooms and only blasted outside to ensure optimal slip resistance for the residents

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