Archive: all the stone news

Best product design: Lundhs from Norway makes bookends from Norwegian Larvikite

At last, a design appropriate to the material: the weight of the objects guarantees the desired function, the appearance underlines the great age and naturalness of the stone

“Connections”: more than 80 examples of contemporary craft online at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery

The objects celebrate craft with different media from the 1930s and highlight the interconnectivity of various objects

“Marble Patterns” by Del Savio 1910: a beautiful game with simple geometric shapes, different colors, marble and terrazzo

The family business brings together geometric elements of stone and fills the spaces between them with cement mass

[kunstwerk] krastal: Sculpture symposium and events in the coming weeks

The Austrian art association sent us the following information about its sculpture symposium (July 17 – August 18, 2020) in the city of Völkermarkt in Carinthia, Austria

Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

The Hungarian city of Egerszalók is famous for its sinter terraces, which were created by drilling for oil. In 1961, a reservoir of warm water was found in the depth, and it could not be resealed

Laser melting of moon dust and building the “Moon Village” by 3D printing

Researchers from Hanover, Germany have proven that an earthly imitation of Regolith can be liquefied by laser / Tests on the moon with real material planned for 2021

The enigmatic sculptor of the “Barbus Müller” finally unmasked

An exhibition at the Musée Barbier-Mueller in Geneva brings together the mysterious sculptures with indigenous art worldwide and documents the investigation to identify the French creator

Swiss Bibliothek Andreas Züst: Call for applications for 3 residencies for Swiss and international cultural workers at the majestic former hotel Alpenhof

Participants shall develop projects that deal with the tradition of libraries as places of knowledge and as fabric of our culture

The town hall square in Umeå, Sweden, is a hub for pedestrian traffic and invites passers-by to pause and explore with nature attractions

Landscape architect Professor Thorbjörn Andersson brings the seasons into the city with deciduous trees and spreads a natural stone mosaic pavement on the ground

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