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Solid Jesmonite Surfaces That Look Like Crumpled Fabric

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Solid Jesmonite Surfaces That Look Like Crumpled Fabric

Artist Florence Sweeney creates beguiling solid surfaces that look like frozen moments of crumpling fabric. Jesmonite offers the perfect alterative to more hazardous materials such as concrete, which can be tricky to work with. As she explains, it’s not just the ability to mould and colour the material that makes it so perfect for her work; “Prior to discovering Jesmonite I was using materials such as concrete and plaster of Paris. Both materials can be a nuisance as they’re irritants to the skin and are not really as durable. Jesmonite being a water based product its far cleaner and environmentally friendly to...

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Jesmonite Panel Becomes a Canvas

Jesmonite Panel Becomes a Canvas

Did you know that approved Australian Jesmonite manufacturer HGN Design can turn your Jesmonite façade or wall panel into a canvas using just a photo? The ink injection process results in the appearance that the image has been chiseled. As the ink is impregnated into the panel directly during the manufacturing process, the image does not scratch or fade. Changing sunlight creates a range of effects: the image will disappear in direct sunlight. Lateral light makes the relief create shadows in the exposed concrete that make the photo visible.

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Spirit of Discovery Luxury Cruise Ship Features Huge Jesmonite Art Piece

Spirit of Discovery Luxury Cruise Ship Features Huge Jesmonite Art Piece

Client: Saga Cruises Manufacturer: Feathercast The Spirit of Discovery is a luxury cruise ship, catering for nearly 1,000 guests, and central to the vessel’s luxurious interior is a huge piece of artwork made out of Jesmonite. It’s been a two-year project for the team at Feathercast, which has seen them create a magnificent ‘bronze’ atrium artistic feature for the cruise ship, which set out on its maiden voyage in July 2019. It was a huge task in every sense of the word with the finished atrium spanning three decks and visible from a number of onboard locations. The atrium is a celebration...

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Calum Hurley Uses Jesmonite To Create Lifestyle Products For The Home

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Calum Hurley Uses Jesmonite To Create Lifestyle Products For The Home

Graduating from University of South Australia’s Bachelor of Interior Architecture with a focus on human experience; Calum has since undertaken pursuits in furniture, object, and installation design. Working from JamFactory’s Furniture Studio in the Associate Training Program, Calum is working to create a range of lifestyle products for the home.Jesmonite:"Using Jesmonite AC100 has enabled me to explore colour and finish, as well as allowed me to incorporate a more sustainable side to my practice. Recent works like 'Window Vain' and the 'Serve' duet utilize industry specific by-products mixed with Jesmonite to create terrazzo style finishes. In 'Window Vain', a vanity...

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Kate Banazi Combines Jesmonite & Acrylic to Create 'Interactions'

Kate Banazi Combines Jesmonite & Acrylic to Create 'Interactions'

Take a look at these impressive creations by artist Kate Banazi. Named Interactions, they are a selection of new coloured acrylic and cast Jesmonite Silver Grey Granite, exploring the link and overlap of colour, shape and light.     Kate's work is experimental, intuitive and often playful, with bold colour and linear elements a key reference. Repetition and ritual, science and colour theory hold great interest and are often referenced in her work with elements exploring heritage and familial ties. Her current work celebrates relationships, the body in space, movement, shadows and colour, interlocking shapes held together lightly but ready to fall...

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