We're mooning over Jesse Ede's unique lunar-inspired furniture designs

14 July 2019 - 00:00 By Tracy Lynn Chemaly

Almost otherworldly, Jesse Ede's furniture designs, made from recycled aluminium, are an invitation to consider alternative methods of production. Tables, benches, lights and mirrors connect to the Cape Town designer's overarching planetary theme, their textured surfaces resembling that of the cratered moon in their irregularity.

"I'm not trying to make something pretty," says the artist, though sales of his work reflect an aesthetic attraction. "I'm trying to make unique things," he smiles, explaining his unusual process of sand-casting molten aluminium around Malmesbury slate...

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