Pietra d'Avola Rain | 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
Rain is a continuation of Piero Lissoni’s explorations into Japanese design. This elegant texture which spring from his longstanding fascination with the Orient is formed of a rhythmic pattern of vertical lines that bring to mind tall forests of bamboo.
“When designing Rain, my mind led me to the bamboo forests of Japan. I thought of the trunk of a bamboo, magnified for effect and repeated.”
The result is a texture which brings a palpable sense of calm and harmony to any environment it graces.