Marble Without the Weight

Four beautiful pieces that make a big impression without the hernia.

Sunday, August 01, 2010

From the Venus de Milo to the Taj Mahal, marble has always been a great way to make a big impression. More recently, Marc Newson's 2,000-pound bookshelf and Rick Owens' two-ton stone daybed both required a crane to cart them home. But the Bouroullec brothers' Murano-glass-and-marble hurricane lantern achieves the look without the hernia.

Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Established & Sons and Venini

Photograph courtesy of Bouroullec
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