xavier lust for Corian® at interieur 2012 kortrijk xavier lust for Corian® at interieur 2012 kortrijk
oct 28, 2012

xavier lust for Corian® at interieur 2012 kortrijk

installation view of the DuPont™ Corian® booth at biennale interieur 2012 designed by xavier lust image courtesy of DuPont™ Corian®




commissioned by DuPont™ Corian® to develop their booth on the occasion of biennale interieur 2012, belgian designer xavier lust was given carte blanche to conceive a space which demonstrates the multiple capacities of the innovative material as well as showcase the newest available colours offered. leaning towards the thermoforming technique as his production means, lust has created a reception desk and bench – positioned as a central feature of the stand measuring 3,6 meters in length and produced from a single sheet of silver grey colour DuPont™ Corian®. each piece exhibits three-dimensional and fluid shapes, the reception desk seen as a round volume which looks as if it is swelling or on the verge of explosion; and the seating object whose surface generates ergonomic profiles allowing the visitor to sit with more or less nonchalance.

the bench has been developed using the thermoforming technique image © designboom


profile of the curving form image © designboom

the reception desk and bench display three-dimensional and fluid shapes image courtesy of DuPont™ Corian®


designer xavier lust portrait © designboom


production process and checking the mould


the bench in the workshop



INTERIEUR 2012 biennale in the city, city in the biennale 20 – 28 october kortrijk, belgium


the biennale INTERIEUR is now in its 23rd edition and is internationally recognized as an not-to-be-missed overview of trends, tastes and cultural movements. INTERIEUR 2012 will be bigger and better than ever with an extensive programme and an exciting mix of culture and commerce. it will bring a curated selection of 300 international design brands to 90.000 expected visitors over a period of nine days, additional exhibitions are scheduled to be shown in the city-centre, and pop-up bars plus a restaurant will be installed beyond the halls of the fairgrounds.

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