Marble is a natural stone (metamorphic) and is known as an exotic and luxurious aesthetic. It is a commonly used material in residential application. The natural characteristics make it a better product for certain locations over others and the most important characteristic to be aware of is that marble is relatively soft and porous. Great uses for marble are: light use flooring, bathrooms, back splashes and feature walls. Because of it’s characteristics it is not commonly used for kitchen counter tops. Marble is a timeless look and comes in an array of species, with the intensity of veining varying. Using marble as a mosaic is great because you get the beautiful look of stone but it comes in many different patterns! Traditionally marble is a classic look but with the use of unique mosaic patterns it can offer a more contemporary look.