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Competition DuPont Corian
The business of DuPont ™ Corian ® has been launched in Europe, Middle East and Africa, the international design competition “Shape The Future Of Black“ (Model for the future with darker colors). The competition is open to professionals and students in the fields of architecture, interior decoration, interior design, industrial design, design, decorative arts, engineering, and other similar areas (for more information and to register, please visit www.deepcolour.corian.com) .
They can enroll people in the categories listed below:
- Students from around the world who are studying architecture, design, engineering, decorative arts or similar materials, in any university or school located in a country in the region Europe, Middle East and Africa. Students must be at least 18 years. The competition is open to students who have graduated in 2013.
- Professionals or people from all over the world, which play an independent, members or employees of industrial or commercial firms or companies based in any country in the region Europe, Middle East and Africa. The graduate students have the opportunity to participate in the category of professionals, but can not enroll in both categories.
Participants are invited to create a solution of interior design (furniture, tables, chairs, bathroom furniture, vertical cladding, etc ...) for one of the following areas:
- Residential (kitchen, bathroom, living room, bedroom, etc ...);
- Public spaces / commercial (hotels, hospitals and medical facilities, shops, restaurants, bars, yachts, offices, airports and railway stations, museums, banks, shopping malls, cinemas, etc ...)
In such interior design solutions, DuPont ™ Corian ® has to play the leading role. In fact, students and professionals, it is necessary to use one or more blacks colors of DuPont ™ Corian ® made with the new DeepColour ™ Technology * (Nocturne Deep, Deep Night Sky, Deep Black Quartz, Deep Anthracite).
Registration is open and the projects can be submitted until 15 June 2014. Winners will be contacted by DuPont in early July 2014.
The prize-winners will be held in London on 17 September 2014. Projects winners in two categories (Students and Professionals) will be made by DuPont, and exhibited on the stand of DuPont ™ Corian ® at the 100% Design exhibition in London in 2014 (17-20 September).
The DeepColour ™ Technology * (patent pending) is a new alternative created by DuPont to meet the needs of businesses, architects, designers and consumers are looking for solutions for high-performance surfaces elegant, reliable and hygienic declined in dark colors.
The DeepColour ™ Technology * is an innovative production technology developed by research laboratories and development of DuPont. Allows you to create DuPont ™ Corian ® solid surfaces in dark shades can offer deeper colors, strong and durable, performance improved resistance to deterioration, and to optimize the thermoforming operations, joining and finishing.