10 Ways To Decorate With Marble

A mainstay of both ancient civilizations and modern cultures, this classic stone never goes out of style. Here’s a look at ways to add marble to your home — in large installations or small accents.

  • 1. The Hacienda Collection from Artistic Tile features three types of Spanish marble that can be used together or independently. (Find it in New Jersey at Artistic Tile locations in Paramus, Shrewsbury and Secaucus.)


  • 2. Holly Hunt’s Caldera Cocktail Table was inspired by aerial views of the craters that remain after a volcano erupts.


  • 3. The Bamboo Marble Fountain from Stone Forest is named for the marble from which it’s made, which has a natural crystal structure reminiscent of compressed bamboo leaves.


  • 4. Hand-carved compartments on Simon Pearce’s white marble Woodbury Desk Caddy help organize a work or hobby space. (Find it in New Jersey at Bain’s Outdoor Living in Rumson, Hamilton Jewelers in Princeton or Neiman Marcus)


  • 5. The Vie Del Marmo Living Cross Fingers Tall Vase by Ryosuke Fukusada, available through Artemest, features a twisted and textured silhouette inspired by Shimenawa, the Japanese rope used to define a sacred area or serve as a talisman against evil.


  • 6. The Marble Backgammon Set from Michael Aram is handmade from Firestone marble, white marble, granite and brass. (Find it in New Jersey at Curated Home in Manalapan, Moda Home in Lakewood or The Yellow Door in Deal.


  • 7. Designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller in the 1950s, the Nelson Outdoor Pedestal Table from DWR features a marble top mounted on a powder-coated steel base with self-leveling glides that adjust to surfaces. It is available in three sizes.


  • 8. The marble top on Roche Bobois’ Eden-Rock Dining Table is trimmed in cherry wood that’s available in a variety of finishes. (Find it in New Jersey at Roche Bobois in Paramus and at their newly opened showroom at  The Mall at Short Hills.)


  • 9. The Sculptural Table Lamp from John-Richard features a sculptural, polished-nickel body on a white marble base.


  • 10. Daltile’s Antico Scuro collection is made up of earthy and neutral colors and comes in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. (Find it in New Jersey at Daltile showrooms in Cherry Hill, Cranbury and Lyndhurst.