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DuPont presents “Surlyn® meets Milano” Transforming sophisticated designs into commercial realities

In the heart of the world capital of design, DuPont Cosmetic Solutions to reveal new design possibilities for creatives across a gamut of sectors

Milan, November 2015 – Milan’s Triennale Design Café will set the stage for “Surlyn® meets Milano”, an inspiring event presented by DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, where the influence of contrasting design cultures will reveal new aesthetic and tactile possibilities for creatives across a variety of design disciplines.  
Since its origins, Italy’s celebrated Triennale Design Museum is home to all forms of art and creative expression connected to social evolution, and there could be no better place than here to host “Surlyn® meets Milano”.  The signature boutique event will introduce members of the European design world to the surprising and luxurious qualities of DuPont™ Surlyn®.

“Surlyn® meets Milano” – opening and press conference
PLACE: Triennale Design Museum, viale Emilio Alemagna 6, Milan
DATE: 1st December 2015
TIME: 5:00 pm
TO REGISTER: Surlyn® meets Milan - Registration

The evening of the event opening, leading designers and personalities within the international design world will be present to introduce the material and answer questions by the media.  These personalities include:
•    Gianfranco Faccin, R&D Project Engineer at Alessi
•    Ambrogio Rossari, ADI Lombardia President
•    Andrea Rovatti, designer at Rovatti Design
•    Thierry de Baschmakoff, Director of Aesthete
•    Philippe Milazzo, Global Head of Marketing – Cosmetics, Perfumes & Luxury Packaging – DuPont
•    Francesco Lucchese - Event moderator.  Italian architect and designer, Francesco Lucchese, is also the creator of Maison Surlyn®, the DuPont exhibition space in the form of a luxury boutique that highlights the infinite creative potential of Surlyn®.
The Surlyn® meets Milano exhibition will illustrate the potential of DuPont™ Surlyn® with objects of design: from tableware, caps of perfumes and bottles, sports goods and other items.

“Surlyn® meets Milano”
PLACE: Triennale Design Museum, viale Emilio Alemagna 6, Milan
DATE: 1-6 December 2015
TIME: 10:30 am to 20:30 pm

The event will be sponsored by ADI (Association for Industrial Design). Since 1956, the association has been uniting professionals, researchers, teachers, critics, and journalists around the main topics of design: project, energy consumption, recycling and training.  ADI has played a leading role in the development of industrial design as a cultural and economic phenomenon.
Transparent, colored, metallic or satin finished, Surlyn® is a premium material that can replace glass, while offering a crystal clear transparency and colorability without limits. It allows combining freedom of design, aesthetics and performance. Thanks to Surlyn®, possibilities of reinterpretation are unlimited.  Surlyn® meets the needs of designers of packaging for perfumes or cosmetics with technical know-how and unique and innovative solutions that take into account new trends, without forgetting elegance and sophistication.

DuPont Cosmetics Solutions brings DuPont’s "Miracles of Science" to the world of beauty and personal care by expanding the possibilities with its comprehensive range of materials and technologies, and by fostering partnerships focused on technology and consumer insight. Its primary aim is to develop new and differentiated cosmetics solutions that meet brand owners’ and designers’ needs for innovation, while enhancing the consumer experience by adding more fun, emotion and enjoyment. 
DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers manufactures an extensive mix of adhesive, barrier, peelable lidding and sealant resins and provides a globally networked development team to work with customers on packaging programs that help protect the product, environment; improve shelf appeal, convenience; and reduce cost in the food, cosmetics, medical products and other consumer goods and industrial packaging industries.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit

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