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Product design with natural stone (1): what is actually meant by this and how can objects for everyday use be created from marble, granite & Co?

“Form Follows Function“ is the guideline, in the case of a competition supplemented by intelligent project management on the part of the curators and clients

The Gravestone Award of the Canton of Basel-Stadt in Switzerland aims to move the bereaved away from mass-produced gravestones

The award was presented for the 25th time in 2020 and honors individual designs by Swiss artists

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

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