I first took note of the burgeoning ugly marble trend last year, and ever since I’ve been visiting salvage yards in search of marble scraps and stopping at old downtown buildings (just to soak up the pink marble lobby walls). It’s clear that Carrara is no longer the only option for aesthetes with an ample budget. Perhaps the best room to experiment with richly veined slabs is in the bath, a finite space well suited to marble everything.
Above: A wild patchwork of pink Flor di Pesco marble in a London Victorian townhouse by Rundell Associates.
Above: A penthouse bath by designer David Hicks features a richly-veined marble sink; see it in 10 Favorites: Exotic Marble in Modern Spaces.