Restaurant Achieved Original Design with Durable Surfaces

Haru Sushi Bar found durable surfaces allowed for original designs
Haru Sushi Bar created an original restaurant design with Corian® solid surface
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Corian® Durable Surfaces

Durable surfaces can withstand abuse and activity while maintaining a fresh, fashionable look
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Haru Sushi Bar Surface Area

Corian® solid surface proprietary technology in thermo-forming and backlighting allows designers to transform materials into signature durable surfaces

ISSUES

  • Creating a restaurant with standout interest and appeal within the crowded and competitive New York restaurant scene
  • Identifying durable materials that could withstand abuse and activity while maintaining a fresh, fashionable look
  • Finding flexible materials that allowed original, visionary designs

CHALLENGES

  • Finding soft-, organic-looking surfaces that were warm and inviting—not industrial looking
  • Adding interest to a dull area that was to become the focal point of the environment
  • Finding materials that offered a range of colors, textures and custom design capabilities

SOLUTIONS

  • DuPont™ Corian® solid surface carved in a textured “rapids” pattern featured ripples and waves that could be lit to achieve a shadowy effect
  • Corian® reception desk was backlit to create a warm and inviting entrance
  • Using Corian® materials in a variety of applications helped to establish Haru as a stylish and distinctive dining experience.

BENEFITS

  • Corian® proprietary technology in thermo-forming and backlighting allows designers to transform materials into signature surfaces