PRODUCT IN FOCUS: Carrara Marble

Carrara marble is a type of white or blue-grey marble of high quality, popular for use in sculpture and building decor. It is quarried at the city of Carrara in the province of Massa and Carrara in the Lunigiana, the northernmost tip of modern-day Tuscany, Italy.

Carrara, marble quarries, 1985

It appears that it has been a favoured material since heroes were carved out of it by the ancients. The beauty of this material is its timelessness, however its versatility allows for Carrara marble to be used in modern and current ways. Below, you can see how this material can be used for both wall and floor tiles in the fresh and modern style of the herringbone tile to create a space that is relevant to the current trends yet also unlikely to date.

grey-bathroom-carrara-marble   photo-1-1

One of KWDs favourite projects featuring this stunning material is the apartments at 50 Moor Street. Working with boutique property developers Milieu and the innovative builders at Project Group, Kate Walker from KWD specified, sourced and supplied several of the hard finishes incorporated into these 5 brand new apartments.  The apartments were designed by Richmond architectural firm, Neil Architecture.


In the kitchens, elegant Carrara marble was sourced for the bench tops and splashbacks. High quality and timeless, marble appeals to the most discerning eye, whilst remaining chic and stylish. Superb joinery compliments the marble. Timber veneer, crisp white joinery and subtle black elements create an industrial edge whilst still feeling warm and inviting.


 If you would like to discuss your own project with us please call

Kate Walker at KWD on 0422 425 523.


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At KWD we look at a project holistically. The sum of all the parts make the whole story work, and it’s this unique approach that sets us apart. The KWD experience provides a streamlined process. We specify, source and supply all hard finishes as well as carpets, rugs, custom furniture and soft furnishings, and manage the procurement, warehousing, freight and quality so every project is worry free. We work closely with interior designers, architects, developers and home-owners, selecting the ideal flooring, designing the perfect joinery and choosing the right paint colours for a wide range of design aesthetics. From finding the perfect paving stones and pool tiles to offering landscaping advice, KWD manages the whole design process. One contact, one invoice and staged deliveries ensure peace of mind. KWD's extensive global network of manufacturers, importers, agents and local wholesalers ensures the selected products are always available. Key supply partners are chosen for their ability to fulfil each project requirement, while our contract negotiation skills will always provide the most outstanding pricing. We often engage architects, draftsmen, lighting designers and builders to complete the design process. We embrace a consultative approach and develop lasting relationships with each and every client. It’s what the KWD team knows and loves. “Design is not a thing we do. It’s our way of life.” Kate Walker

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