Bookmatching is the practice of matching two (or more) wood or stone surfaces, so that two adjoining surfaces mirror each other, giving the impression of an opened book.
Bookmatching is a great way to take something that’s already beautiful and step it up a notch! Lately, we have seen an increase in the application of marble in vertical locations such as walls, backsplashes, fireplaces and tub surrounds.
Here are a few more examples of bookmatched marble used on fireplace surrounds.
Here is an outdoor application with the same idea.
Even Kelly Wearster has experimented with bookmatching outside.
Here’s another bookmatched backsplash by Kelly Wearstler
Here are a few more applications:
Here we see bookmatching used in a commercial application.
Kelly Wearstler does it again with the flooring in this luxurious bathroom.