European Capitals of Culture in 2020: Galway in Ireland and Rijeka in Croatia

As usual, the editorial staff of looked up what both have to offer in terms of natural stone

Laurameroni: „new materials (onyx and alabaster) and decorative solutions even in the world of lighting”

The Italian design company presents three new lamps for interior decoration projects

China’s foreign trade slumped significantly in January-February 2020 compared to the year before

Imports and exports fell on average by (-)17.2% / With ASEAN countries being the most important trade partners, however, there was a slight increase

Italian ceramic producer FMG launches new collection „Blast” emulating volcanic rock

The tiles are available in 5 colors (Ash, Black, Beige, Brown and Gray) and in 3 finishes (Natural, Polished, Structured)

Computer model: Mars’ core-mantle boundary lies at some 1,800 km beneath the surface (Earth: 2,900 km)

The Red Planet’s innermost part is only about one-sixth of its mass (Earth: one-third) and contains moderate amounts of sulfur, oxygen, and hydrogen

Call for artists for the 27th International Sculpture Symposium in Sprimont, Belgium

Event from August 14 – 30, venue in the Wallonia region / No royalty, but free food, accommodation and chance to sell the work

France’s Natural Stone Award „Building with natural stone in the 21st century” again showed numerous innovative ideas

There is no prize money to be won, which probably is why the number of entries is low (but the quality high), this time 22