Solid Surface On The Cutting Edge. 1

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Solid Surface On The Cutting Edge. 1

  1. 1. Solid Surface on the Cutting Edge. Jon Olson Sterling Surfaces
  2. 2. What is Solid Surface Cutting Edge Design? Using Solid Surface on Designs other than Countertops
  3. 16. As designers look for different and unique designs, many surfaces become, well, just flat. Solid Surface is more than just a flat surface
  4. 17. Solid Surface is more than just a flat surface.
  5. 18. What Designers are saying. . <ul><li>First of all, the material, especially Corian, has an emotional impact on the user,&quot; &quot;It has a silky look but is hard when touched and this irony excites me. Also, it is like dough to shape. You are free to give it almost any form — you can thermoform it like plastic and then chip it like stone.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li> Demet Billici - Designer </li></ul>
  6. 19. Alex Vitet <ul><li>In my opinion, what makes Solid Surface really interesting/fascinating to work with is the way you can work with it. There is almost no limitation in terms of forms which gives you a huge field in term’s of creativity. </li></ul>
  7. 20. Alex Vitet <ul><li>In my knowledge it is THE material which allows you the best way to manage straight lines vs. curves during the fabrication process. </li></ul>
  8. 21. Z-ISLAND .LED Touch Panels Abstract Lighting Fixtures Speakers
  9. 23. ZAHA HADID <ul><li>SEAMLESS </li></ul><ul><li>ALL ONE MATERIAL </li></ul><ul><li>YOU HAVE THE POSSABLITY THUR TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE A COMPLEX ENVIORMENT NOT COMPLECATED! </li></ul>
  10. 24. PATRICK SCHUMACHER <ul><li>YOU HAVE A NEW PARADINE WHERE WE ARE FUSING ARICUTURE, INDUSRTRIAL DESGIN AND THE PLASTIC ART </li></ul>
  11. 25. INLAYS This is not your father’s inlay!
  12. 26. Translucently
  13. 27. DYE SUBLIMATION Dye sublimation is a process by which an image or graphic is converted into an ink plate and then transferred onto a sheet of solid surface through a heat and compression process
  14. 30. Can I make Money? <ul><li>Yes,But you need to make some investments </li></ul><ul><li>Tools, CNC,Ovens,Cad Software </li></ul><ul><li>People-Motivated,Smart. </li></ul><ul><li>Find a Market Place </li></ul>
  15. 31. Downstream work <ul><li>Islands with some of the atubutes of the Z-island </li></ul><ul><li>You’ll be a cross between a Fabricator and a Millwork shop. </li></ul><ul><li>Read up on technology </li></ul>
  16. 32. How can I become Involved with this type of work? <ul><li>Architects </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial designers </li></ul><ul><li>Grassroots! </li></ul><ul><li>Interior Designers </li></ul><ul><li>Kitchen Designers </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Interior Architects </li></ul><ul><li>Furniture Designers </li></ul><ul><li>Office Designers </li></ul><ul><li>Lighting Designers </li></ul><ul><li>Millwork Shops </li></ul>
  17. 33. Surf The Web. <ul><li>www.flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.core77.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.dexigner.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.icff.com </li></ul>
  18. 34. THANK YOU ENJOY THE REST OF THE SHOW!

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