TRON designs Corian®
 
TRON designs Corian®
apr 20, 2011

TRON designs Corian®

the light cycle from the 1982 edition of the movie TRON and fabricated by altha image © designboom

‘TRON designs Corian®’ is project which translates the set of disney’s recent release of TRON, into an installation of tangible living solutions designed in Corian®. a movie-influenced design show by disney and DuPont®, the presentation entitled the ‘safe house’ displayed during milan design week 2011, brings together original technological solutions developed by international designers and companies, into one space.

see designboom’s preview article of ‘TRON designs Corian®’ here.

TRON designs Corian® fabrication of light cycle by altha image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

the international line-up of designers and companies involved in the project include: altha, capo d’opera, ernestomeda, giulio cappellini, jacuzzi, LAGOstudio, TAO esterno, shai akram, jordi canudas, andrew haythronthwaite, dror benshetrit, aquilialberg, setsu and shinobu ito, ilaria marelli, gwenael nicolas, marco piva, luxit, molo, shicon and SONY.

TRON designs Corian® light cycle fabricated by altha image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

the overall scenography and iconic elements found through ‘TRON designs Corian®’ have been produced by altha. they have recreated the space so that it translates the set of the movie to the fullest, offering visitors a step into the world of TRON.

TRON designs Corian® light cycle fabricated by altha image © designboom

TRON designs Corian® kitchen and dining area designed by aquilialberg and developed by ernestomeda image © designboom

TRON designs Corian® kitchen cabinets image © designboom

the architectural lighting solutions are provided by light tape, whose electroluminescent product is used to outline the illuminated grid of light which spatially defines the set.

TRON designs Corian® floating glassware by molo image © designboom

TRON designs Corian® kitchen and dining area designed by aquilialberg and developed by ernestomeda image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® installation view of the kitchen and dining area image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® dining area image © designboom

TRON designs Corian® general view of ‘TRON designs Corian®’, flooring and wall fabricated by altha. the luminescent TRON style blue grid throughout the ‘safe house’ on the floor, wall and ceiling is made with a special light tape electroluminescent film. image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® the bedroom created by capo d’opera, designed by ilaria marelli image © designboom

TRON designs Corian® installation view of the bedroom image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® marco piva conceived the bathroom / wellness area realized by jacuzzi® fabricated by altha image © designboom

TRON designs Corian® circular jacuzzi executed in Corian® and fabricated by altha image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® ‘TRON designs Corian®’ image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® the home-theatre area of the installation with vertical freestanding element designed by giulio cappellini image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® special edition of ‘TRON’ armchair designed by dror benshetrit image © designboom

TRON designs Corian® lago designed the living room of the space with contributions by shai akram, jordi canudas, andrew haythronthwaite and LAGOstudio image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® alternative view of the living room image © designboom

TRON designs Corian® setsu and shinobu ito developed outdoor furnishings for the set in partnership with TAO esterno image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® on the set of TRON image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® flynn’s arcade designed by gwenael nicolas and fabricated by altha image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® flynn’s arcade designed by gwenael nicolas and fabricated by althagwenael nicolas provided a reinterpretation of flynn’s arcade as his contribution to the project image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

french-born japan-based designer gwenael nicolas was responsible for an interpretation of the movie’s flynn’s arcade within the installation. he constructed ‘brick walls’ made from Corian® which were back lit, providing a cool light through the area. on the floor, large SONY bravia flat screen televisions were placed, playing scenes from the original TRON movie, acting somewhat as ‘stepping stones’ into the main showroom.

TRON designs Corian® flynn’s arcade designed by gwenael nicolas and fabricated by althaimage courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® lynn’s arcade designed by gwenael nicolas and fabricated by althathe brick wall lit and unlit image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

TRON designs Corian® lynn’s arcade designed by gwenael nicolas and fabricated by althadetail of the brick wall image © designboom

TRON designs Corian® TRON influenced installation by disney and IED image courtesy of DuPont® Corian®

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