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15th Cosentino Design Challenge is open for entries from design and architecture students

Participants shall develop innovative ideas for the usage of Consentino’s artificial stones like Dekton or Silestone

In Belgium, the initiative “Objectif Blue Stone“ made PR for the local limestone with a designer competition

The task of the participants was to create street furniture from the material / Jury from the Internet and experts

Marmory: Villeroy & Boch adds porcelain-plates “in trendy marble look“ to its collection

They are only eyecatchers in the context of the tableware / “Marble is the present trend in the interior Design world-wide“, as is said in the press release

David Pompa: lamps of the “Ambra“ collection with Cantera lava stone and brushed copper

The Mexican-Austrian designer uses the natural stones of the country and incorporates the art of local craftsmen

The Swiss designer Isabell Gatzen takes echoes from the famous graphic artist M.C. Escher for some of her furniture pieces

The contrast between form and the material marble gives her works a down-to-earth flair, even if some of the pieces reflect unusual ideas

The Turkish natural stone associations have been doing everything right in their design competitions lately

The right thing done by IMIB in 2020 was not to award a prize in the category of professional designers, but only honorable mentions

Animum Ludendo Coles: bouncy games for streets and squares that make the public space livable for children and parents

The designers make use of the hardness and durability of natural stone for their products

Terrazzo is also turning to product design and three-dimensional uses

At the Surface Design Show in London in February 2020, the designers of Mizzi Studio presented a “Terrazzo Garden“ commissioned by the companies Vicalvi and Halmann Vella

Sturgeon stones weighing tons create habitats for animals and plants in the riverbed of the Wupper in Germany

Elephant Tuffi, beaver Bonny and salmon Lucky made by sculptors are intended to slow down the flow of the watercourse and be points of attraction for people

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