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Beige marble- effect finish Aurora Bisque by HI-MACS with figs displayed on top

HIMACS releases Aurora colours for Marmo surfacing

Dezeen Showroom: HIMACS has expanded its Marmo collection of marble-effect surfacing to include a new range of colours informed by the ethereal look of the northern lights.

Called Aurora, the edit spans nine neutral shades including the jet-black Sanremo, earthy hues Aurora Bisque and Aurora Umber, and the almost see-through finishes of Pavia and Aurora Cotton.

"Two of the colours have a semi-translucent property, which enables designers to play with light effects," said the material's manufacturer LX Hausys.

Black-marble effect finish Aurora Sanremo by HI-MACS with trinkets displayed on top
The Aurora colour range includes Sanremo (above) alongside earthy hues such as Aurora Bisque (top)

The different shades are created by mixing mineral pigments with acrylic to create a material that resembles precious stone while offering superior hygiene, mouldability and durability.

The surface is non-porous, resistant to stains and chemicals, which makes it easy to clean and maintain.

The material can also be heated to make it flexible, so it can be moulded into almost any shape and joined to create seamless surfaces.

Aurora Cotton surfacing used to form counter in Hotel Gomi reception
Aurora Cotton's semi-translucent finish allows designers to play with light

"These Aurora colours combine aesthetics inspired by nature with all the benefits of the latest-generation solid surface," said LX Hausys.

As a result, they can be used to create cladding and surfacing in a range of different environments, including residential and commercial interiors and exteriors, as well as forming kitchen and bathroom counters.

The new Aurora colours expand on an already well-established offering that has been used in projects by Zaha HadidMarcel Wanders and David Chipperfield.

Product: Aurora colours
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