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Metamorphic

October 17, 2018

Metamorphic — The process in which rock undergoes transformation by heat, pressure, or other natural agencies. Metamorphic rock, better known as marble, is one of the oldest materials used in architecture, art, and design. This week we bring you five pieces that highlight the beauty and versatility of marble in design. 
PLANNER
Paul McCobb, 2018
This slender piece by American design icon, Paul McCobb, is part of a relaunched collection that focuses on practicality. Comprised of a steel base and marble table-top, the beauty of the Planner lies in its simplicity and visual lightness. Available in a variety of shapes and sizes. Table-top in charcoal or cream marble.
SOFFIO FLOOR LAMP
Giopato & Coombes, 2016
Italian-British lighting design duo Giopato & Coombes, are known for their stunning minimal, yet whimsical pieces. The Soffio is a decidedly sophisticated collection. Made from glass, metal, and marble, with a sole focus on the materials and how they pair together, this series of table and floor lamps is available in two standard sizes and can be further customized. Base in white Statuario or black Marquina marble.
EROS DINING TABLE
Angelo Mangiarotti, 1971
Magiarotti’s Eros collection is a study on gravity and balance. This series of structurally designed tables is available in a variety of configurations, either as an occasional or a dining table. Available in white Carrara marble, grey Carnic marble, green Alpi marble, Emperador Dark marble, or black Marquina marble.
 
MV COUPE
Michaël Verheyden
Innovation, quality, and craftsmanship: The MV Coupe is a simple block of stone carved and polished to perfection. Shown here in Italian Portoro Marble, the concave shape of the MV Coupe becomes an elegant art piece celebrating pure, clean forms. Offering function as well as aesthetic, the MV Coupe can also hold your items, rings, keys, and so on. Available in white carrara marble, solid walnut, solid oak, and solid pinewood.   
R.I.G
MA/U Studio, 2018
The R.I.G is a flexible modular shelving unit with a geometric layout. Solid steel with an optional marble shelf for added luxe. This unit is an industrial design with a minimalist aesthetic. With the ability to be built vertically or horizontally, the R.I.G can serve many functions—bookcase, room divider, or media unit. 
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