Trends: jesmonite

January 8, 2018 / SHOPPING, Trends

How to shop the jesmonite trend

Four fantastic ways to get the must-have material into your home…

 

What is it? Made from a mixture of gypsum plaster powder and acrylic resin, Jesmonite was invented in 1984 by Peter Hawkins as a safer alternative to fibreglass, and a more lightweight option than cast concrete (which it closely resembles). Used initially in the building industry, it is now winning design plaudits.

1 Bespoke jesmonite finishes by Katie Gillies, £800 per square metre

 

Bespoke jesmonite surfaces by Katie Gillies

 

2 Jesmonite stools by Maor Aharon

 

Jesmonite stool by Maor Aharon

 

3 ‘Crystallised’ bowl by Stephanie Tudor, available at The New Craftsmen, £2,500

 

‘Crystallised’ jesmonite bowl by Stephanie Tudor

 

4 ‘Stick’ jesmonite surface by Olivia Aspinall, from £305 per square metre

 

‘Stick’ jesmonite surface by Olivia Aspinall

 

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