Picture: Bohemian Flame . Image Cortesia de Cosentino

Written by Eduardo Souza

Whether through small samples of materials or a digital collage, a moodboard is a valuable project tool for architects and designers; an inspiration board with colors and elements to guide choices. The objective is to use this as an inspirational tool for upcoming projects, in order to define backgrounds, predominant textures, and standout details. To this end, surfaces play a fundamental role in defining a space and setting the tone of the space, just like a piece of music, where all the other elements may or may not match the harmony of the chosen palette.

Among the various options, surfaces with veined patterns in natural materials such as marble and granite carry a sense of sophistication and timeless elegance. The presence of the veins, whether in subtle or striking tones, gives a sense of sobriety and luxury, adding visual depth and refinement to the environment. These unique, natural patterns have the ability to instantly elevate the aesthetics of any space, conveying a sense of opulence and distinction that lasts over time.

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