Originally published in the Montreal Gazette on August 23, 2014. Photo courtesy of Silestone.
“The Royal is a pale onyx that’s translucent in parts, so, with the right technology and some clever illumination, you could produce some nifty lighting effects. It’s mesmerizing and just plain gorgeous, which is why it’s my favourite so far. For Bégin, this is a good start. If I were a client, his job would now be to help me narrow it down. He’d follow up with one very important question: How do I plan to use the stone?”