I Marmi del Doge
“The conversation between Kublai Kan and Marco Polo in “Le Città Invisibili” by Italo Calvino comes to mind: “Why are you telling me about stones?” says Kublai Kan, “I only care about the arch”. Polo replies: “Without stones there is no arch”. To put it in another way: without stones, there is no Venice”.
“Interpreting the hidden suggestions of Palazzo Ducale and working with the best kind of marble himself, Galiotto – and the marble workers of the Valle del Chiampo – have created contemporary objects and environments of very high artistic quality (but that are still functional and reproducible) aimed at hospitality and welcome”.
Massimo Cacciari, Philosopher and former Mayor of Venice
“I Marmi del Doge” project was the second successful cooperation with the Consorzio Marmisti Chiampo (Chiampo marble companies Consortium), and was the origin of two unique, exclusive models by Lithos Design: the modular “Muro di Pietra” named “ducale”, and the “doge” 3d cladding.