A growing industry of sustainable building materials promises to curb deforestation and sequester a significant amount of carbon in the process. Chief among them is bamboo.
The Apuan Alps, a mountain range in Tuscany’s Massa Carrara and Lucca regions, is where marble is extracted and where artists, sculptors, and designers find inspiration and materials to work with. It is also the place, specifically the quarries of Henraux, where Michelangelo sourced his marble.
Maybe it’s not surprising that bouclé, a popular midcentury fabric, is making a comeback.