Trend Alert: Bookmatching

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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.
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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.
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Here are a few more examples of bookmatched marble used on fireplace surrounds.
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Here is an outdoor application with the same idea.

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Even Kelly Wearster has experimented with bookmatching outside.
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Here’s another bookmatched backsplash by Kelly Wearstler
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Here are a few more applications:
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Here we see bookmatching used in a commercial application.
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 Kelly Wearstler does it again with the flooring in this luxurious bathroom.
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