In an exclusive collaboration between California-based design studio Mario Romano and renowned surface manufacturer Staron®, designers can now create sensory experiences like no other.
June 2nd, 2021
Exquisite in their intricate detailing, striking in their unpretentious elegance, and compelling in their tactile quality – Mario Romano Walls are no ordinary wall panels. The beautifully carved textures and eye-catching patterns of this multi-dimensional wall system have an astonishing ability to transform a space visually.
From the organic lines of the Orb and the Tree of Wander to the topographic accents of the Mountain and sharper angles of Hive and Aztec patterns, the collection comprises a range of aesthetically arresting designs that encourage a visual and tactile exploration. The carefully sculpted 3D layering comes to life through a dynamic relationship between light and shade that highlights the multifaceted character of the textures. And for designers who would like to push that relationship further – and are after the ultimate wow factor – Mario Romano Walls offers an option to backlight the panels, creating an added layer of mesmerising allure.
The extensive selection of colours and customisation capabilities provide virtually limitless opportunities for creative expression and encourage the production of bespoke sensory circumstances. From character-filled accent walls and expansive large-scale applications to bathroom fit-outs and more subtle design articulations – the immersive character of the panelling can be incorporated in a variety of impactful ways.
The remarkable visual potential of the product is matched by its functional properties. Stylishly positioned at the intersection of art and wall cladding, Mario Romano Walls combines the captivating aesthetic of fine art with the high-end performance of Staron® Solid Surfaces.
The sculptural designs are carved directly into the Staron Solid Surface, delivering visually enticing wall panels that are durable, non-porous, hygienic, stain-resistant – and incredibly easy to mount. The panels require no sanding or painting, and the clever engineering of the patented joining system allows the panels to be seamlessly connected without any interference to the design’s integrity.
This flexibility offers designers a tremendous opportunity to scale up and create extensive and uninterrupted visual environments – both indoors and outdoors. Further emphasising the importance of the material in realising desirable design outcomes, the durable panels can be shaped into curves thanks to the thermoform properties of the product, while offering outstanding fire safety credentials.
The multi-dimensional appeal and customisation profile that encourages bespoke design language combined with high-end performance and ease of installation result in an exceptionally appealing cladding alternative.
Exclusively available in Australia through Austaron Surfaces – the prestigious distributor of surface and finish products – this masterful fusion of art and materiality is bound to create a profoundly impactful sensory experience in any design context.
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