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ericreinholdt
Eric Reinholdt, Architect added this to Material Combos That Are a Match Made in Heaven23 May 2017

I’ll leave you with this final example, a hybrid of two of the previously discussed alliances. Almost monastic in nature, this space is completely defined by this material marriage. Valued by classical sculptors for its depth and luminous quality, the white marble appears monolithic, as if carved from a single block — a singular monumental gesture, elevated to an altar-like position in the room. The contrasting wood wall lends the space warmth and brings out the white in the marble.This space represents how powerful a thoughtful combination of materials can be, how the materials can elevate and support each other in both simple and complex ways.Why this marriage works?When used together in ways that highlight their natural properties, wood (light, warm) and stone (massive, neutral) each enrich the other.Read more:The Journey of Materials in Modern ArchitectureWhy Restored Wood Is the New ‘It’ Material for HomesTell us:Can you think of any other material or colour combinations that work beautifully together? Tell us in the Comments below.

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ann_gray84
Ann Gray added this to powder room6 January 2020

large horizontal surface for under counter sink. Lighting under sink. Tiling for wall with mirror and sconces. Sconces hanging from ceiling?

lacey_lynn17
Lacey Capuano added this to Bathroom30 May 2019

I’ll leave you with this final example, a hybrid of two of the previously discussed alliances. Almost monastic in nature, this space is completely defined by this material marriage. Valued by classical sculptors for its depth and luminous quality, the white marble appears monolithic, as if carved from a single block — a singular monumental gesture, elevated to an altar-like position in the room. The contrasting wood wall lends the space warmth and brings out the white in the marble. This space represents how powerful a thoughtful combination of materials can be, how the materials can elevate and support each other in both simple and complex ways. Why this marriage works: When used together in ways that highlight their natural properties, wood (light, warm) and stone (massive, neutral) each enrich the other. Pretty sconces too

ccalll
Blue Sky Studio, LLC added this to McGuire Romack11 October 2018

this is very dramatic but different from anything we have previously discussed....

moebus
moebus added this to Powder Room17 September 2018

Cedar on wall reflects hallway and kitchen ceiling

thedynasty
thedynasty added this to Powder Room26 August 2018

I like the backdrop - wood - and the lights.

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