Gaunt Francis wanted an organic looking mat grey stone for a prestigious reception in St Swithins Lane. We narrowed the search down to the available basalts on the market and finally the architect opted for a well-known Italian basalt called Basaltina. The finish was honed/colour resin filled and size 750x750x20mm. A nice size and not particularly common. The order was cut and prepared near Siena, Tuscany. The tiles were cut very nicely and had a clear grain direction and holes regular and slightly elongated as we would expect with the Basaltina Classico.