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intermingled marbles

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i’ve had this file going for a while… i haven’t posted it because i have yet to come to any final decisions or statements on the matter of mixing thy marbles. however, it comes to mind too often not to post. there’s something there. sort of how the recycled reclaimed wood wall became a statement, the idea of using marble in a similar way seems like a contemporary answer to the random scraps of unique stones left behind (also maybe even cost efficient.) the vision is very well executed amongst the celine stores around the globe- love the contrasting marble cubes, and walls throughout.

what’s your slab?

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to think that the majority of us a sticking to one or two families of stones is completely ridiculous. there are so many gagillions of interesting slabs out there- a ton of which could be made beautiful if you chose the right setting. i say we start picking from the heart when it comes to these beauties- use your head later to figure out how to make them shine. it’s somewhat similar to selecting an engagement ring- you want it to have a timelessness but don’t you also want to be a touch different? perhaps if going the carrera route it’s important to find a way to make it your own, whether it be black hardware or unique formations. regardless of if i’d be willing to practice what  i preach big up’s to those who take the chance.




at the end of the day aren’t we all just looking for love and the perfect somewhat affordable slab? life was so simple when carrera was the answer to all- but as it’s trickled down the mainstream, and carrera’s pores are soaking up stains, proving the impracticalities that come with the breed, seems the hunt has shifted to less ubiquitous slabs with a little bit of je ne sais quoi. in fear of black appearing 80’s i think i’d go for a slab that tells a story through it’s unpredictable veiny roads.

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