Kinon is a handmade finish that can add color and interest to walls, flooring, cabinetry, furniture, doors, and decorative details in commercial and hospitality environments. It is made of a resin hand cast in several layers onto a user-specified substrate, which can be MDF, aluminum, foam core, aluminum honeycomb, acrylic, or PVC. Panels come in up to 5’-by-12’ sizes and in more than 135 patterns and textures (tk shown). kinon.com
Jennifer Brite is a design journalist and public-health scientist who is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and demography at the City University of New York. For ARCHITECT, she writes about new products and sustainable design.