M.R. Walls Designer Mario Romano, DuPont™ Corian® Design and Willis Collaborate for Northern California’s 7th Annual IIDA SCENE LOCAL 2019

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3D Textured Wall Structure Showcased at Design Event in San Francisco

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Featuring psychedelic undulations, this year’s surface bestows the versatility of San Francisco’s uniqueness, intricacy and texture.

This year at the 7th annual International Interior Design Association (IIDA) San Francisco City Center SCENE LOCAL event, Corian® Design, in collaboration with California-based designer Mario Romano of M.R. Walls and Willis, unveiled an innovative, multidimensional “entry experience” wall facade. Taking place Oct. 16 and17 at The Pearl San Francisco, SCENE LOCAL showcases innovative work created and produced by local design professionals, artists, fabricators and manufacturers in Northern California.

Corian® Design provides the world of architecture and design a medium to express the most innovative concepts and allow creators to produce products and spaces that are one-of-a-kind, yet easy to fabricate and install. Mario Romano’s approach to modern architecture builds upon the versatility of Corian®, with his multidimensional surface that can be created on demand and tailored to an array of colors, textures and 3D specifications. At SCENE LOCAL, Corian® Design and M.R. Walls will showcase the latest advancements in parametric computing design and CNC fabrication technology.

“It’s an honor to be part of this year’s SCENE LOCAL in San Francisco, especially because I have such a strong family connection with this city,” said Mario Romano, designer and creator of M.R. Walls. “Featuring psychedelic undulations, this year’s surface bestows the versatility of San Francisco’s uniqueness, intricacy and texture. It looks masterfully hand carved and beautifully ancient; unlike any surface we’ve ever created before.”

Locally produced and constructed by Creative Wood in Oakland, California, this year’s one-of-a-kind M.R. Walls surface was inspired by a single water droplet and then orchestrated generatively.

Follow @CorianDesign @marioromanoca and @IIDA_HQ on social media for live updates.

About IIDA
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is the Commercial Interior Design Association with a global reach which support design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms and their clients through its network of 15,000+ members across 58 countries. IIDA advocates for advancements in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of Interior Design as a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well-being of people’s lives every day. For more information, visit https://iidanc.org.

About DuPont Safety & Construction
DuPont Safety & Construction is a global leader in delivering innovation for life’s essential needs in water, shelter and safety; enabling its customers to win through unique capabilities, global scale and iconic brands including Corian®, Kevlar®, Nomex®, Tyvek®, GreatStuff™, Styrofoam™ and Filmtec®.

About DuPont
DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, construction, water, health and wellness, food and worker safety. More information can be found at http://www.dupont.com.

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10/16/19

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