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American Black®

Granite | Quarried in Elverson, PA, USA

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This beautiful black granite with pronounced white veining has a marble-like quality in its subtle white vein pattern, with the durability of a granite.

 

Physical test results

Absorption by weight

ASTM C97

0.023%

0.023%

Density

ASTM C97

192.3lb/ft3

3 080.35kg/m3

Compressive strength

ASTM C170

43 524Psi

300.09MPa

Modulus of rupture

ASTM C99

3 799Psi

26.19MPa

Flexural strength

ASTM C880

3 560Psi

24.5MPa

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Designer Ma Allen's Labor of Love Is a Modern Family Home Rich in Maximalist Style and Classic Stone

Designer Ma Allen's Labor of Love Is a Modern Family Home Rich in Maximalist Style and Classic Stone

Raleigh, North Carolina–based interior designer MA Allen might not be a household name just yet, but she’s definitely on her way. She started 2020 by being included in House Beautiful’s class of Next Wave designers, one of 14 of the most promising up-and-comers in the design industry. She founded her award-winning firm, MA Allen Interiors, in 2011 and has increasingly focused on high-end residential projects since.

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Striking A Balance Between Old And New With American Black Granite

Striking A Balance Between Old And New With American Black Granite

 

AMERICAN BLACK® granite is tied to the culture of Pennsylvania, as well as its history, in fact, it’s tied to the history of the United States itself. From Valley Forge, to the nations’ first capital, Philadelphia, and historic Gettysburg, you’ll find American Black® granite. Monuments, mosaics, walls and floors, fountains and historic cemeteries are all made of this versatile and elegant material.

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From the Waterfall Island to the Scullery, This One Room Challenge Home is all Sunshine and Glamour

From the Waterfall Island to the Scullery, This One Room Challenge Home is all Sunshine and Glamour

 

Holly Phillips is inspired by color. As an interior designer, and owner of The English Room in Charlotte, North Carolina, she is known for bold color, often through the use of layered accessories and contemporary art.

“Color makes me happy and I think it certainly can affect people’s moods. I can appreciate neutral designs, but need color in my life,” she says. Phillips likes to quote artist Georgia O’Keefe: “I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.”

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