Marble delights

11th December 2013

Pushing the boundaries of how we experience materials is certainly nothing new, but what is totally engaging about Shira Keret's Monolith project is the fact that our pre conception about an age old material such as marble is thrown entirely on its head with the organic raw beauty that she has created.

Using water erosion to take control of the design process she has used water jet cutting techniques to carve into the material simply speeding up a process that nature takes through natural erosion over thousands of years - yet on a micro scale.

The resulting objects, a set of serving plates and vessels showcase a natural and organic beauty and morphology of rock shaped by water.

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