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July 1, 2015
Marble's most dignified in small doses. Take a hint from these modern kitchens and use just a splash.
Brooklyn kitchen with gray marble backsplash

This Brooklyn loft is marked by careful coordination of color. In the kitchen, the gray and white marble backsplash, lit with faint orange lights, mediates between the ashen column and ochre cabinets. 

 

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SABO project
Originally appeared in Brooklyn Loft Renovation Masters Storage with a Custom Cabinet Wall
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modern lakeside home in Australia kitchen and dining area with tom dixon pendant lamps and steel and marble dining table by chris connell

At this simple lakeside home in Australia, the wood-veneer cabinetry in the kitchen complements the rich Grigio Carnico marble on the island and backsplash.

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Originally appeared in A House That Looks as Natural as the Landscape
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Crestwood Renovation kitchen with marble countertop.

At a dramatic kitchen renovation in Los Angeles, the residents installed a Carrara marble backsplash and custom oiled-steel cabinetry. The artwork is by Cecil Touchon. Near the Wind Crest cooktop is a Bosch oven.

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Originally appeared in L.A. Renovation Respects Midcentury Bones (While Adding Some Flair)
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Modern kitchen with Carrara marble countertop

At a starkly modern home in Tijuana, a Carrara marble backsplash is one of the few luxury materials used. 

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Originally appeared in Appetite for Construction
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Brighton House open plan kitchen-dining area.

At this reborn suburban home in Sydney, a spacious kitchen-dining area features a backsplash and kitchen island that are wrapped in Calacatta marble.

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Greg Natale Design
Originally appeared in A Modern Makeover Spared This Melbourne Home from a Teardown
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Modern Toronto kitchen and dining table outfitted with smart home technology

At this smart home in Toronto, the residents balance high-tech features with rich materials including a marble backsplash by Ciot, a wood table from Kantelberg + Co., and quartz countertops by Caesarstone.

Originally appeared in On a Peaceful Wooded Lot, a Futuristic Toronto Home is Buzzing with Smart Tech
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Brooklyn kitchen with gray marble backsplash

This Brooklyn loft is marked by careful coordination of color. In the kitchen, the gray and white marble backsplash, lit with faint orange lights, mediates between the ashen column and ochre cabinets. 

 

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