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Why we use Carrara marble

“The greatest artist has no conception which a single block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass, but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image.” Michelangelo More than 2,000 years have passed since the first block of Carrara marble was quarried high in the Apuan Alps in […]
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Biophilic Design and the Built Environment

Biophilic design connects people to where they live, work and learn using the power of natural materials, natural light, vegetation and views of nature in the built environment. More than that, bringing nature indoors has been shown to improve people’s health, happiness, creativity and productivity.   Our favourite resources: Resource 1: 14 Patterns of Biophilic […]
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Can the sink be the new architect’s chair?

What the chair has done for living spaces, the sink can certainly do for washspaces™. The chair has historically been seen by architects as a statement; a chance to distil their wider design philosophy into a single object. The Peacock Chair, pictured, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1921, paved the way for other iconic […]