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Timeless trends | Mad about marble

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Domenica Kiely
Written by Domenica Kiely

Simple, striking and timeless, marble is a ‘trend’ that has been used in art and architecture alike since ancient times! Cool and tactile, marble lends itself perfectly to a minimalist style home.

Due to its capacity to be both elegant and refined, marble works well as a focal point, for example, as a kitchen benchtop or a bathroom splashback or vanity. It also works well as home décor pieces such as platters, vases, bowls and candles. The marbled pattern design has also been known to work well when replicated on fabric for use on things such as cushions and bed linen.

For those who see it as too cold, you may want to consider balancing it against warmer natural product such as timber. Pair it with blonde timbers such as American Oak and Blackbutt for a Scandinavian aesthetic. Or you could go glam by mixing marble and metallic colours such as gold, brass and copper.

The beauty of marble is that it works in a number of different home décor schemes. Rustic marble works beautifully in French Provincial styled homes, it also suits the classic Hamptons beach home and, of course, is an ideal match for the modern minimalistic home.

Here are some of our favourite marble décor pieces from our Reed Gift Fair exhibitors …

Marble - Citta Design

The Weight Side Table by CITTÀ features a solid marble top on a steel base. The perfect functional and timeless side table.

Marble - Papaya

This Xavier Luxury Marble Candle by Papaya will create the perfect ambience come those cold wintery nights.

Marble - Annabel Trends

These marble-look placemats from Annabel Trends will give your table setting a glam edge.

Marble - Habitat 101

Each Marble Platter by Habitat 101 is unique, with veining and colouring slightly different due to the natural material. They also feature soft base pads to protect your table. Perfect for serving up a cheese board at a dinner party.

Marble - Inoku

Inoko’s range of refillable candle and diffuser vessels are made from the finest Italian Carrara marble. (image via @megcaris.interiors)

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About the author
Domenica Kiely
Domenica Kiely

My name is Domenica, but my tribe call me Dom. I’ve written for a number of successful and popular Australian blogs, and I have experience working in both education and the media. I have a slight (ahem) shopping addiction, but I prefer to think of it as an ethical contribution to the growth of the economy. I am fuelled by a love of art, photography, home interiors, trashy television and my family (not in that order).