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Fili Pari: marble dust become fabric BLOG

Fili Pari: marble dust become fabric

MARBLE & DESIGN | September 1, 2022
Today we meet Fili Pari, the first fashion-tech startup to develop a collection of outerwear for women using the innovative material MARM \ MORE®
Eros table by Angelo Mangiarotti BLOG

Eros table by Angelo Mangiarotti

MARBLE & DESIGN | September 1, 2022
With its natural uniqueness, through the centuries marble has often been used by great architects and sculptors for its exclusive characteristics of durability and versatility.
View of the quarries by Daan Zuijderwijk & Maaike Vergouwe STORIES

View of the quarries by Daan Zuijderwijk & Maaike Vergouwe

ART & INSPIRATION | March 7, 2022
Daan Zuijderwijk (1974) and Maaike Vergouwe (1978) have been traveling through Europe in their self-built house on wheels for over four years now, together with their three young daughters Fenna, Alba and Isolde.
Born in Carrara BLOG

Born in Carrara

MARBLE STORIES | September 1, 2022
What is the essence of Carrara marble? A millennia-long history, the genius of the artists, the excellence of the great architecture, the skill of the best craftsmen and the authenticity of being natural and sustainable.
A journey through sustainability at FUM – Preview BLOG

A journey through sustainability at FUM – Preview

NATURALLY SUSTAINABLE | August 17, 2022
The sustainable use of the raw material marble is a central goal for Franchi Umberto Marmi that is also concretely measurable in the perspective of a transparent business model in every stage of the process.
The Marble Railway BLOG

The Marble Railway

MARBLE STORIES | August 4, 2022
Even though today it seems incredible, there was a time when the marble of Carrara was carried down from the mountain on a steep iron path used by locomotives and carriages of the Private Marble Railway of Carrara.