What’s terrazzo? Here’s why it’s 2018’s big interior design trend

So, what is terrazzo? Originating in Italy over 500 years ago, the composite material of marble chippings set into cement was created as a way to reuse the scrapped rock – so it’s sustainable too. Once the fragments are set, the surface is then polished to create a super-smooth finish. Traditionally sold as flooring, the material was popular in the 1970s and is back for 2018, replacing the marble trend of the last couple of years.

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Source: House Beautiful

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