The Parashell

By: Alex Covert - Published: Jul 11, 2008   Updated: Mar 31 2011 • References: ddi-parashell and pingmag.jp
Bio-Mimicry. It's a word for when humans make something based on the forms and movements found in nature. Tokyo-based John Di Cesare designed the Parashell umbrellas using bio-mimicry. His designs resemble seashells, a shape that protects mollusks and now, humans.