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This article was published on April 10, 2014

    Simply marbleous: Gorgeous images of marbleized paper

    Simply marbleous: Gorgeous images of marbleized paper
    Deanna Paquette

    Deanna Paquette is a digital designer at Shutterstock. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been adapted with permission.


    Papercraft and abstraction are a winning combination in any design environment. As UK-based design blog Present & Correct notes, there’s a slight “obsession with stationery,” and when they tweeted about marbleized paper recently, there was cause to swoon.

    This admiration for all things marbleized is quite widespread, so I also picked out some stunning examples of the practice. Check out these images that shake up a mixture of moods, from nostalgia to creative fervor.

    Marble 1
    Photo of handmade Renaissance/Victori Marbled Paper | Robert Brown Stock

    Marble 2
    Photo of handmade Renaissance/Victori Marbled Paper | Robert Brown Stock

    Marble 3
    Vintage background with marbled paper | Kanea

    Marble 4
    Vintage background with marbled paper | Kanea

    Marble 5
    Turkish marbled paper artwork background | Orhan Cam

    Marble 7
    Genuine paper with marbled effect Athos Boncompagni Illustratore

    Marble 8
    Marbled background- marbled paper | EmeCeDesigns