Joonas Kyöstilä
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Documenting Carrara's Marble Industry

Parsons School of Design Travel Fund

Parsons School of Design Travel Fund

Research project documenting the state of Carrara's marble industry in 2017. The fund was used to study the journey of marble from quarries to the hands of artists and designers. 

 ARTCO, founded by Nicolas Bertoux and Cynthia Sah facilities in near Pietrasanta.

ARTCO, founded by Nicolas Bertoux and Cynthia Sah facilities in near Pietrasanta.

 Marble Studio Stagetti works with artists and designers to produce marble products taking advantage of digital fabrication tools.

Marble Studio Stagetti works with artists and designers to produce marble products taking advantage of digital fabrication tools.

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 Constant stream of trucks takes marble slabs from the quarry in the mountains just outside the town of Carrara.

Constant stream of trucks takes marble slabs from the quarry in the mountains just outside the town of Carrara.

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