CORIAN super-surfaces” is the name of the exhibition that DuPont Corian and Amanda Levete_Architects (AL_A) will create for the next edition of the Milan design week taking place in April 2009.


What will be presented is the lounge environment re-defined: a conceptual interpretation of the lounge as a dynamic space of transition between neutral and active states, “CORIAN super-surfaces” is a frozen moment within a dynamic sequence of transformations which morph DuPont Corian solid surfaces into a fluid and elastic collection of integrated kitchen, bathroom and flooring concepts highlighted by an astonishing feature wall. It will happen through a combination of advanced digital design technologies, innovative fabrication techniques, and fascinating lighting effects, AL_A will reveal the “super-surfaces” nature of DuPont Corian and highlight its inherent ability to modify perceptions of space and form. The show will be open April 22 to July 30 and the location is the Corian store at via San Nicolao 4 in Milan, Italy.


Amanda Levete is an architect and designer whose critically acclaimed work is both award winning and seminal in its influence. She is the director of AL_A, an innovative London based design practice with a visionary agenda focused on the integration of design, research, technology, and materiality. Amanda Levete trained at the Architectural Association, worked for Richard Rogers, and then joined Future Systems as a partner in 1989, before launching AL_A in 2009.

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