A beautiful, natural stone, marble has been used to make buildings and artworks for thousands of years. You’ll see marble floors in the Pantheon, Buckingham Palace and the Taj Mahal. But where is marble found?
Marble is one of the most timeless materials in the world, believed to be first used in 438 BC. Since then it has been seen everywhere from iconic buildings to the kitchens in our homes. Over recent years it has truly exploded in popularity, and it seems we cannot get enough of this gorgeous material. Marble is a precious stone and is so often mimicked to give us that touch of luxury in everyday life. Historically it was used by the Greeks and Romans, making it a symbol of wealth and […]
Living in a period building means finding a balance between preserving the original character and features of the property and creating a pleasant, modern family home. When it’s time for renovations or repairs, the question of materials and character become more urgent: should you try to repair an original marble staircase? Match a granite fireplace? Or simply rip the whole lot out, and create the home you’ve been dreaming of?