From tabletops, to backsplashes--marble can add class and elegance to any project. It is also growing in popularity among the 55-plus market.

Our sister publication BUILDER Magazine has a few design tips and ideas for making marble work.

"The use of marble in architecture, art, and design can be traced back thousands of years to early Egyptian and Mesopotamian cultures," Lita Dirks writes on our sister site BUILDER. "Think of the Taj Mahal or Michelangelo’s David and the snow-white beauty they showcase. Marble today often is best known as a natural, polished finish for countertops in kitchens, bathrooms, and more. But, the hard surface is moving beyond countertops and is becoming increasingly popular among home buyers, including the 55-plus market. Here are a few ways marble can make a striking statement in all interiors."

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