Thinking of using stone in your project? Dezeen’s guide includes 15 popular types of natural rock with project examples for inspiration, including—alabaster, basalt, flint, gneiss, granite, laterite, limestone, marble, onyz, porphyry, quartzite, sandstone, shale, slate and travertine…
Surfaces + StonExpo/Marmomac + TileExpo form TISE—The International Surface Event. PICCO attended this year at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas. It was a comprehensive event featuring industry resources, trademark events and a wealth of education.
There’s a reason why architects continue to build with stone’s natural and dynamic beauty. These structures earned a top spot on the Architectural Digest list for their ability to shapeshift—everything from buildings, to homes and places of worship.
Stone Paper products are an innovative new alternative to pulp and pure synthetic paper. Not a single tree or drop of water are used to manufacture Stone Paper materials, nor any of the harmful acids, dyes, and bleaches otherwise required to whiten and treat pulp-based paper.
Featuring more than 170 structures, from pre-history through to today, the book includes an incredible range of buildings: awe-inspiring Neolithic monuments and the epic Pyramids of Giza, to the Barcelona Pavilions and the Met buildings in New York.
Dieter Rams’ Ten Principles for Good Design, inspired a website collection of every kind of #DesignManifesto ever published! On ideas, innovation, craft, architecture, engineering, work, strategy and living—a rumination on consumerism, sustainability, and the future of design.
Did you know the new EU bank notes depict masonry bridges, arches, or doorways in different European architectural styles? The new €5 note depicts a classical stone arch on the front and a masonry aqueduct
on the reverse.
The Atlantis Paradise Island has announced its plans to undergo multi-million dollar renovations at the iconic oceanfront property. The Bahamas’ most famous resort is best known for its landmark pink architecture.
The United States, in particular, college campuses built during the late 19th and early 20th centuries featured beautiful unified styles—oftentimes of the Collegiate Gothic movement, which drew from historic English buildings, but also the Neoclassical and Romanesque movements.
Material Matters: Creative interpretations of stone
Materials have the power to affect human experiences and emotions by building connections with inanimate objects through touch and feel. This edition explores compelling ways in which the unique characteristics of stone inspire design—from elegant packaging to sculptural stationery.
The latest trend, Balenciaga high-tops embellished with an iconic marble pattern. The Italian-made sneakers boast a plush leather upper rendered in a black and white variant of the marble print, a leather inner lining, and a tonal rubber vulcanized midsole.