karim rashid for Corian®
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feb 19, 2010

karim rashid for Corian®

image and design by karim rashid inc. for ‘smart-ologic Corian® living’image courtesy DuPont™ Corian®

‘smart-ologic Corian® living’ is the name of the interior design project that DuPont™ Corian® and canadian designer karim rashid will present in april during milan design week 2010. the sustainable housing concept designed by rashid, takes advantage of the versatility and sensory quality of the DuPont ™ Corian® material. the organically shaped home with gently undulating walls, includes a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, living room and will be filled with home design solutions where DuPont™ Corian® will be a key player.

‘smart-ologic Corian® living’ will also feature ‘futuristic types’ of DuPont™ Corian® which have been made with environmentally sustainable bio-sourced components and recycled materials, displaying the company’s efforts to decrease its environmental footprint. this project will also be the first presentation of a futuristic type of DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surfaces, which rashid has used in designing some of the furniture. selected colors from the current range along with colors from the 2010 series of DuPont ™ Corian® will set the aesthetic base of the space.

‘smart-ologic Corian® living’ will also integrate DuPont™ Energain® panels for energy consumption reduction along with DuPont™ building integrated photovoltaic modules and Tyvek® woven membranes.

image and design by karim rashid inc. for ‘smart-ologic Corian® living’image courtesy DuPont™ Corian®

image and design by karim rashid inc. for ‘smart-ologic Corian® living’image courtesy DuPont™ Corian®

image and design by karim rashid inc. for ‘smart-ologic Corian® living’image courtesy DuPont™ Corian®

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