Interior architect and industrial designer Karim Rashid has launched the sparkle collection to defeat the winter blues in collaboration with Hi Macs LG at the 100% Design exhibition in London.
This range is to be launched across the globe and some of the colours will be available in Europe from 2014.
Zaha Hadid, Jean Nouvel, Rafael Moneo, and David Chipperfield, among others, have carried out astonishing projects using HI-MACS®, across different museums, hotels and futuristic furniture pieces.
Further to the above, Hi Macs was awareded European Technical Approval (ETA) for façades – for its colour Alpine White S728 – by the European Organization for Technical Approvals (EOTA).
MKW Surfaces visited the stand at the exhibition which took place at the O2, London
Bright colours characterize Rashid’s collection
Rashid’s touch is present in the Kook and Aran kitchens by Aran Cucine/Photo © Valter Baldan
The kitchen worktops have been manufactured with a 900mm depth to improve accessibility to its hob. It also features a futuristic, ergonomic design.
LED lights underneath the worktops is one of the main focal points of the kitchen, highlighting the magenta colour into an aluminum slot whilst the interior lights reflect into the glass providing a vivid integral design aspect.
Material profile: Black colour, Solids range
Material properties: High gloss black
Application: furniture, interior design
Black colour from the solid range was launched back in 2012 and is now also available in a 9mm thickness besides its standard 12mm
Hi Macs solid surfaces can be used in both internal and external applications , especially for facades.
LG Hausys recommends 12 colours for external applications, including Opal from its Lucent range, allowing interior designers to work with visible light effects on exterior wall cladding.
Hi Macs by LG is made up of approximately 30% acrylic resin and 5% natural pigments. Its main constituent, with 70%, is the natural mineral aluminum hydroxide obtained from bauxite.
Some of the advantages of this material are its almost limitless versatility in design,
hygienic properties for its use in food preparation and laboratories, an impressive range of matching sinks and bowls and resistance to almost every household chemical.
It has an incredible performance ratio and comes with a 15 year manufacturer’s warranty for the end consumer.
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