Animal and Plant-Inspired Tools for the Future

By: Andrew Robichaud - Published: Jun 4, 2009 • References: yankodesign
Mimicking nature and incorporating it into our own lives is something humans have been doing for decades.

Animals and plants use basic instincts to survive and prosper as a species in a never-ending circle of life.

The way in which these species operate can be translated and used to benefit our species as the future so rapidly approaches.

An array of designers from across the world have compiled multiple Mother Nature mechanisms that continue to improve the way we live. From bullet trains inspired by Kingfishers to water mixers inspired by lilies, these ergonomic innovations boggle the mind.

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