Due to its durability, natural beauty, and ease of maintenance, marble has long been a favored material to design with. In fact, designing with marble dates back to the early Egyptian era, making this a look that has been hot for quite some time.
Marble: In The Kitchen & Bathroom
While marble is now being found more in accent pieces, it's important not to forget that its biggest presence is still in the kitchen: on countertops and as backsplashes. Not only does marble add a rich and beautiful look to your space, but due to its glossy surface, it also makes clean-up a breeze!
(Photo Credit: IDG Featured Designer Emily Winters)
Another popular room to use marble in is the bathroom, where it's being used both in countertops, and also on the walls. Hint: elegant marble shower. In an all-white bathroom, a marble countertop will make your space feel luxurious, fresh, and fashionable!
(Photo Credit: IDG Featured Designer Lucy Penfield & Photographer Spacecrafting)
Marble: Beyond The Kitchen & Bathroom
Not just in the kitchen and bathroom, home owners and designers are expanding their use of the material, and it's now common to find marble being incorporated in smaller accessories, such as coffee tables, clocks, and various décor.
If you could design with marble, how would you incorporate it into your home?