Light sculpture wins 2015 LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards

We’re delighted to announce “Crossing Signal Mosaic”, a light sculpture installation in Emeryville, California, USA is the winner of our third annual LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards. Part of the City of Emeryville Art in Public Places Program, “Crossing Signal Mosaic” by artist Thérèse Lahaie integrates LuciteLux® Spectrum in Opal White acrylic with programmed LED technology. […]

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Serving Those Who Serve Our Company

Living and breathing our core value of working together as a team helps us to shape a closer, more connected business at Lucite International (LI). Through collaborated efforts and caring for each other, LI employees are able to gain knowledge, share ideas and participate in an open and honest forum of discussion. This endeavor doesn’t […]

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A little help for local communities across the globe

As a company committed to improving people’s lives and making the world a better place, Lucite International (LI) is always seeking ways to do its bit to contribute. And ‘being a caring neighbour’ is one of our most important values that drives us in this respect. Looking back over the past few months, we’ve managed […]

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Lucite® SPA at IPSPE 2015, Las Vegas

At the 2015 International Pool, Spa & Patio Expo (IPSPE) in Las Vegas, which ran 10-12 November, Lucite International (LI) announced the addition of two new colours to its Lucite® SPA range, the world’s leading continuous cast acrylic material for spa. The new colors, Champagne Dreams and Deep Waters, were presented alongside the popular Winter […]

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Talented young designers recognised in our Acrylic Design Competition

University students entering our seventh annual Acrylic Design Competition (ADC) in China were challenged with a new brief this year. They were asked to consider ‘Using Acrylic with the Sun to: Heat your play, Light your way, and Cool your day!’ Warmth, illumination and the use of energy were recurring themes in the winning entries. […]

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Perspex® acrylic – 100% Desire at 100% Design

This year 100% Design welcomed over 25,605 visitors and 400 exhibitors to celebrate its 21st anniversary at Olympia London from 23-26th September. 100% Design 2015 embraced the theme ‘Design in Colour’ and there was only one possible material sponsor… Perspex® acrylic, which was chosen as the official material sponsor for the Central Bar located at the heart […]

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TTE 25th Anniversary event recognises Cassel Apprentices

The Teesside Technical Training group (TTE) has just celebrated its 25th anniversary having helped more than 6500 local young people and technicians globally to gain industry skills and qualifications. Originally formed by ICI and British Steel, the organisation maintains excellent, close ties with Lucite International (LI). This close relationship has helped LI’s Cassel site in […]

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New apprentices provide fresh boost of energy

What a fantastic time to be an apprentice at Lucite International (LI)! We recently shared with you the experiences of our US interns, and now we’ve got news of our biggest intake of apprentices in many years at our Cassel site in the north east of England; two national award winners; a scheme that looks […]

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Recognising design talent in Taiwan

A team from KMC (Kaohsiung Monomer Company), the joint venture between Lucite International and China Petrochemical Development Corporation, has paid tribute to the rising stars of design at an awards ceremony held in their honour at Yunlin National University of Science and Technology. Over the past 14 years, KMC has established its Acrylic Design Contest […]

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Nine trends: what’s hot for 2016

Anticipating “what’s next” is important in any industry and it’s absolutely critical when it comes to design. Each year, Beth Almond, ASID, a US-based colour consultant who works across the LuciteLux® (known as Perspex® acrylic in Europe) and Lucite® acrylic brands, formulates a set of key design trends for the following year. These help our […]

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