Pietra D'Avola CNC | Sample
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A rich chocolatey limestone, Pietra d’Avola is a dark, elegant stone that can vary in shade from greyish-brown to almost black. Its intense shade makes it ideal for a wide range of uses, from large-scale interior projects to small accessories.
Among Pietra d’Avola’s most distinctive characteristics are the whitish lines and splashes of colour which arise as a result of the quartz contained in the stone. Occasional yellowish marks may also be found.
A hardwearing stone, it is suitable for both interior and exterior usage, along with areas where it may be subjected to high foot traﬃc.
This sample combines Pietra d’Avola with our
The inspiration for this texture was a visit by designer Piero Lissoni to our Tuscan headquarters where he saw the Computer Numerical Control system at work. He was fascinated by the way a precise pattern could be created by experimenting with machine settings and designed the stone texture to recall this eﬀect.
Lighting is key to maximising the beauty of CNC, creating an interplay of light and shadow. The key to great lighting is that it should “wash” down or across the surface, depending whether the lines run horizontally or vertically.
CNC is suitable for both interior and exterior environments.