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Using marble in the modern home

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October 3, 2016

Think marble is just for traditional or classical home designs? Think again. Here are 5 tips on how to incorporate marble in your modern home.

1. Add visual interest by doing away with squarish tiles and opt for different geometric shapes and two tone floors

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2. Go for a honed rather than polished finished. A honed finish gives off a more contemporary feel. It also has the benefit of being more resistant to scratches and less slippery when wet.

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3. Use a whole slab of marble as a feature wall in your room. Modern improvements in material adhesive allow for larger slabs to clad walls. This is a great opportunity to use the natural veining of the marble as an artistic focus to the room.

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4. Use marble to add a splash of colour: Marble is not just whites, greys and beige. Brighten up a minimalistic space with a touch of colourful marble.

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5. Incorporate marble in your furniture. A marble dining table or coffee table, will add an instant touch of luxury, whilst keeping a minimalistic and modern look.

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