Marble 1×1 Guide



Marble coffee tables are a luxurious addition to any home, offering timeless elegance and versatile design options, which we elaborated already in another article. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore everything you need to know about marble coffee tables, from selecting the perfect one to maintaining its beauty. At Veiana, we’re dedicated to helping you make informed choices when it comes to marble coffee tables.

Choosing the right stone for your Marble Coffee Table

The choice of marble color for your living room depends on your personal style, the existing color scheme of the room, and the ambiance you want to create. Marble comes in a wide range of colors and patterns, and here are some popular options to consider:

White Marble: White marble, such as Carrara or Calacatta, is a classic choice that exudes elegance and timelessness. It can make a room feel brighter, more spacious, and creates a sense of airiness. White marble pairs well with various decor styles and colors.

Black Marble: Black marble, such as Nero Marquina or Port Saint Laurent, creates a dramatic and luxurious look. It’s often used for a more opulent and bold aesthetic. Black marble can work well as an accent piece in a room with a lighter color scheme.

Green Marble: Green marbles like Verde Alpi or Verde Guatemala can add a unique and natural touch to your living room. They work well in spaces with nature-inspired or eclectic decor.

Gray Marble: Gray marble, like Statuario or Silver Travertine, offers a neutral and sophisticated look. It can add a touch of modernity and pairs nicely with both light and dark color schemes.

When choosing the color of your marble, it’s essential to consider the room’s existing decor, wall color, and furniture. You want the marble to harmonize with these elements. Additionally, think about the room’s lighting. Natural light can enhance the color and patterns of marble, so consider how it will look in different lighting conditions.

Important to mention is that there are two kinds of finishes for marble: honed or polished. Honed marble is a marble that hasn’t gone through the whole polishing process and will therefore have a more natural appearance. This effect is perfect if you are looking for a matte effect and a finish where scratched and etching will be less visible. Polished marble on another end, will have this classic shiny look, almost like a mirror. This finish emphasizes all the colors and veins from the marble that will appear more vibrant.

Ultimately, the choice of marble color is a matter of personal preference, so go with the one that resonates most with your style and the ambiance you want to create in your living room. If you’re unsure, it can be helpful to obtain small samples of different marble colors to see how they look in your space before making a final decision.

Caring for Your Marble Coffee Table

No matter your preference in the final look, both polished or honed marble can be quite sensitive and we therefore highly recommend following the below care tips:

  1. Make sure your table is properly sealed. Find here our recommendation for marble protection 
  2. Keep your table dry even from water that might cause stains
  3. Avoid acidic products like wine, lemon or vinegar and in case of spillage dry immediately
  4. Clean with water and mild detergent
  5. Dry immediately after cleaning
  6. Embrace stains and imperfections, they are part of your marble’s story

Needless to say that all marble coffee tables are unique pieces given the marble’s nature and that natural imperfections such as rough parts, small holes, or cracks are part of the marble’s characteristic, not to be confused with actual damage.

Styling your Marble Coffee Table

Styling your marble coffee table can enhance the overall look of your living room and make it a functional and attractive centerpiece. Here are some tips for styling a marble coffee table:

  • Decorative Objects: Add decorative objects like vases, sculptures, or decorative boxes. These items should reflect your personal style and add visual appeal. Consider the color and design of these objects in relation to the marble’s color and veining.
  • Candles: Scented or decorative candles in stylish candle holders can be an excellent addition. They add warmth and ambiance, especially in the evening.
  • Greenery: Incorporate natural elements with a potted plant, succulents, or a vase of fresh flowers. Greenery brings life and vibrancy to your coffee table.
  • Trays: If you have a larger coffee table, you can use trays to help organize and group items. A tray can hold a collection of decorative items and make it easy to move them if needed.
  • Coasters: If you use your coffee table for drinks, consider using coasters to protect the marble surface. Choose coasters that complement the overall style of the table.
  • Art or Sculptures: Art pieces or small sculptures can be placed directly on the table’s surface or on a decorative stand. Ensure the scale and proportions work well in the arrangement.

Ethical Sourcing and Sustainability

A sustainable product life cycle for marble involves considering the environmental and social impacts of marble extraction, processing, usage, and disposal. Veiana trys to respect all the mentioned aspects in the whole product life cycle of our marble coffee tables. Most of our marble comes directly from Italy or Spain and is processed in Carrara. Every single slab of marble is selected individually to avoid waste and guarantee high quality of the product.  The marble tables are handcrafted by our partner in Carrara – a small stonemason. For transportation we prefer larger batches and share logistic capacities with other companies. Within Switzerland and Europe, we collaborate with efficient supply companies.

Elevate Your Home with a Veiana Marble Coffee Table

No matter whether you choose one of Veiana’s Marble Coffee Tables or one from our competitors. Marble is a stunning addition to your interior design, adding a touch of luxury and timelessness to your space. It boasts an elegant aesthetic that stands the test of time. Its natural patterns and unique veining can elevate the ambiance of any space. This versatility is further enhanced by the wide range of colors and patterns that marble is available in, making it adaptable to various interior design styles, from classic to modern. Beyond its beauty, marble is also known for its exceptional durability. It can endure daily wear and tear, and with proper maintenance, it can last for decades. When sourced responsibly, it has a relatively low environmental impact, as it’s a natural stone.

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