MARBLE Fair Izmir 2023- Spectacular, but …

The 2023 Marble fair in Izmir (Turkey), held from 26 to 29 April, was a visual spectacle, a feast for the eyes of the natural stone lover,  or even those who have nothing to do with the industry. Turkish companies have vastly improved their ability to project their stones( mostly marble) in the most favourable manner, with bigger size samples, combinations, incorporating designs and experimenting with new textures.

Marketshare of different materials in kitchen countertops

One of the most important application for different materials like granite, quartzite, quartz and porcelain, is the segment of the kitchen countertop. Companies spend a big part of their marketing budgets in trying to capture a share of this very attractive application, and the business cornerstone of fabricators in many countries is in installing kitchen countertops. 

"The Distance that Unites": The works of the Galician sculptor Manolo Paz, integrated into the streets of Madrid

On the occasion of the first anniversary of the designation of the Landscape of Light (an area in the centre of Madrid comprising Paseo de Recoletos, Plaza de Cibeles and Paseo del Prado) as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the streets of Madrid has been hosting from 7 October 2022 to 11 December2022 the exhibition of the Galician sculptor Manolo Paz, "The Distance that unites", a travelling exhibition that has been in S

The "New Habitat" in the post-pandemic era: results of a study

Two years of pandemic and harsh confinement have caused us to rethink our way of life in many ways. One of these is housing: the impossibility of leaving home and the imposition of teleworking have made us more conscious of the spaces in which we spend our daily lives. We have become aware of the limitations of our homes in the face of this drastic change in the way we live and work.