Oro Restaurant & Lounge in downtown Raleigh, NC opened this month and features Amethyst TorZo Orient in the space, which was provided by CaraGreen. Oro means gold in Spanish and Italian and the design of the space, like the name, has a bit of glitz to it. Overall, the restaurant is minimal and white. But, the TorZo Orient gives a rich pop of jewel-toned color to the interior. Owner, Cara Zalcberg Hylton, said that TorZo was selected because it “achieved a beautiful look in the color purple that was different.” TorZo Orient, which is made from recycled wood chips, is one of many sustainable materials the restaurant used. Dramatic light fixtures, which dangle from the ceiling and adorn walls, are made from recycled amber glass and metal. And, lots of windows were used for natural light as well as LED lighting. The result is an airy, light, and efficient space with a touch of opulence. The design is the collaboration of Barbara Bennett, Alicia Hylton-Daniel and Scott Idol from HagerSmith Design and Cara and Chris Hylton of Hylton Hospitality.