As part of Milan Design Week, DuPont™ Corian® celebrated 50 years of design innovation. Part of the celebration included the launch of the new “Corian® Design” publication which showcases “The Corian® 50” to celebrate fifty years in design & architecture. The designers & architects profiled include Zaha Hadid, Patricia Urquiola, Richard Meier, Amanda Levete, Ettore Sottsass, Karim Rashid, Jean Nouvel, Marc Newson, and other notables.
Included in this stellar line up is Mal Corboy from Mal Corboy Design, a prominent New Zealand kitchen, bathroom and interior designer, with over two decades of experience working with Corian®. Mal’s kitchen for a clifftop home in Waiheke Island near Auckland showcasing Corian® and Zebrano wood was the featured project. This kitchen also earned him a SBID International Design award in 2014.
Mal’s kitchen was one of only three featured – the other two were designed by Zaha Hadid for Ernestomeda and Daniel Libeskind (who Mal admires immensely) for Poliform.
The good news for Australia is Mal will be visiting Australia to speak at DesignBUILD being held in Sydney from May 3-5. Mal’s session will be held on Wednesday May 4 at 10:00 and tickets are
available here DesignBUILD will be the first building and architectural event to be held at Sydney’s 1.5 billion International Convention Centre designed by HASSELL + Populous and the keynote speaker has been confirmed as Michael Lockwood, the Global Design Director at Populous’ Convention Center practice.
Event Manager, Jamie Butler-Underwood, said the ICC location provides the ideal platform to inspire and inform about how grand building visions become realities.
“Delegates will get a unique perspective of the current state of our industry but also receive unprecedented access to this brand new venue, through a series of bespoke breakfasts, lunch and
cocktail functions, as well as exclusive behind-the-scene venue tours,” said Butler-Underwood.