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DuPont™ Corian® Material

Corian used to Design an Egyptian style dress at the 2013 IIDA Texas Oklahoma Chapter, Houston City Center, Project Runway. Image Courtesy of DuPont™ Corian® 

September 13, 2015 | DesignPhiladelphia, 2015 Festival
CREATE WITH CORIAN! HANDS-ON WORKSHOP AT NEXTFAB TUESDAY 10/13 | 5:30-8PM NextFab | 2025 Washington Avenue PART OF THE 2015 DESIGNPHILADELPHIA FESTIVAL Design Your Own Schedule at DESIGNPHILADELPHIA.ORG Click HERE to add this event to your 2015 Festival Schedule NextFab and C.H. Briggs Company are coming together to bring you an exciting, hands-on workshop featuring DuPont™ Corian® Solid Surface. Experience first-hand the unique features of Corian®.Discover Corian®’s broad potential in both horizontal and vertical application. The evening will include interactive demonstrations - including thermoforming, CNC routing, seaming, and dye sublimation - that will shift your perception and allow you to experience the versatility of Corian®. NextFab Studio provides broad-based awareness of, access to, competence with, and commerce enabled by Next-generation digital design and fabrication technologies and services. Its two facilities are supplied with tools and equipment for woodworking, metalworking, laser cutting and engraving, 3D printing, textile processing, electronics, photography, and 2D printing. The evening will include a hands-on workshop in the fabrication shop that requires closed toe shoes and casual dress. Refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Space is limited. We talked with Susan Homan, the Marketing Manager at Dupont Commercial Surfaces about her experience with DuPont and...more
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DesignPhiladelphia 2014 Take A Seat Silent Auction

August 31, 2015 | DesignPhiladelphia, 2015 Festival
The 11th Annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival events are up! This year’s SHIFT theme is inspired by the rapid changes in Philadelphia’s skyline and urban landscape and how these changes have the power to shift perceptions around the city. From October 8th through the 16th universities, cultural institutions, city agencies, retailers, manufacturers and startups across the region participate in close to 100 events on topics spanning all design disciplines. All DesignPhiladelphia events are open to the public and a majority are free of charge. New for the Festival this year is the introduction of track-based programming. We've streamlined the programming into six tracks to help attendees more easily discover the events that interest them. Each track is geared toward a program goal and specific audience, and together they reflect the many different ways it is possible to engage with and be impacted by design. Tracks will have signature events that embody the spirit of the programming goals. Sneak peak of the Signature Events for DesignPhilly 2015 FOR THE ADVOCATE: Events that demonstrate the power of design to solve problems, drive innovation and improve the quality of life in the city and its neighborhoods Signature Event: Shifting Attitudes in Health & Wellness: Designed...more
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July 1, 2014 | DesignPhiladelphia, From our Friends, Explore + Learn
For the past ten years, DesignPhiladelphia has produced a picture of the talent, diversity, and opportunities available in this great city. But, those opportunites are available all year long, just check out this schedule of July workshops handpicked by our DP team from some of the busiest coworking spaces in Philadelphia.more