ABC Stone Proudly Presents APS for ABC

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ABC Stone is pleased to present APS for ABC, a collaboration between celebrated Italian architect and designer, Antonio Pio Saracino and ABC Stone. APS for ABC will include an extraordinary range of limited edition functional art furnishings in natural stone, designed for and available through ABC and select art galleries.

By connecting the worlds of art and design, Saracino has successfully created products which are a fusion of form and function. Each unique piece in the collection will be limited to a production of 12 individually stamped and numbered units.

All designs in the APS collection will explore the relationship between the natural and the man-made world. By employing new technologies, sustainable principals, and creative thinking, Saracino pursues innovative design on every scale.

The inaugural piece from the collection, Mineral Table, is made of the world’s purest Blue de Savioe marble and is being featured as part of designLAb, Pacific Design Center’s cutting edge art and design exhibition, now on view through August 2016. The remaining pieces in the collection will be introduced throughout 2016 as part of ABC’s functional art focused White Box Studio coming in January.

ABC and Saracino have collaborated previously on Saracino’s large scale figurative sculpture, HERO, inspired by Michelangelo’s David. HERO is a gift from Italy to the United States, donated by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The 13-foot high statue fabricated in Vermont Danby Marble is positioned in the public plaza at Three Bryant Park and will remain on view indefinitely, creating a new landmark in the center of Manhattan.

Saracino has exhibited in galleries and museums internationally and has designed buildings, monuments and products in a variety of industries. Saracino’s work is in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, Museum of Art and Design, New York and the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.

Email Lyndsey at abcworldwidestone.com with inquiries.

ABC Stone Proprietor Jonathan Tibett honored at INDIXIA

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Long-time Arts for India supporter and ABC Stone proprietor, Jonathan Tibbet, was honored at INDIXIA, an art auction to benefit underprivileged children in India who wish to pursue a higher education in fashion, design, or cinema. Mr. Tibbet was among 5 notable artists and philanthropists honored.

For information on how you can help this worthy cause, click here

Click here for the Women’s Wear Daily’s rundown of the event.

Beaux Arts Ball 2015: Threshold

1509-EUA-NY-Archleague-NY-Beaux-Arts-Ball-0419-538x692 ABC is a proud sponsor of The Architectural League of New York’s Beaux Arts Ball. The annual event is a fundraiser to benefit the League’s schedule of live and digital programs, competitions, design studies and publications including its First Friday and Current Work series, among others. This year’s event was held on September 18th at the Knockdown Center, a former doorframe factory turned artist/performance space in Queens. Click here to see the League’s highlights from the evening.

Our favorites below…


ABC Sponsors the 6th Annual atHome a-List Awards



At ABC Stone, it’s no secret that we love great design and architecture, which is why we’ve sponsored the atHome a-List Awards for the past 6 years. atHome consistently showcases the best of the best in Fairfield County with stunning photography and compelling editorial. We are grateful for the support atHome and the A&D community of Fairfield County has given ABC through the years and we are thrilled to be part of such an extraordinary evening.

Click here to see more from the 2015 a-List Awards.

Italy’s Corsanini Studios Comes to Vermont’s Carving Studio

WEST RUTLAND — For many, Carrara and marble are synonymous. For those in Carrara, Italy, Vermont marble has its own appeal and history. At the West Rutland Carving Studio & Sculpture Center, Italian Week offers a chance for sculptors to learn about the Italian carving technique and culture.

Leonardo Corsanini and Andrea Ingrassia of the Corsanini Studio in Carrara, Italy, are spending the week in Vermont sharing their knowledge.

“Carrara is the center of production of marble and also the artistic component. If there is a place in the world that also wants to deepen, expand their activity in terms of the artistic practice around marble, I feel a moral responsibility to help in that,” Corsanini said through sculptor Stephen Shaheen, who translated. Shaheen spent time at the Corsanini Studio through a grant and takes groups to Italy.