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Microscopic Intrigue

Using biological close-ups as design inspiration

Implications - Paying homage to a love of science and offering incredibly intricate outcomes, more and more designers and artists are turning to microscopic images as inspiration for their work. This shift isn't just reflective of an interest in science and the embrace of nerd culture, but also an appreciation of out-of-the-box avant-garde aesthetics.
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Coral Reef Restaurants
Coral Reef Restaurants
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Intricate Scientific Sculptures
Intricate Scientific Sculptures
Rogan Brown Creates Paper Sculptures that Resemble Micro-Organisms
These stunningly intricate paper sculptures by Rogan Brown depict biological organisms in incredible detail. The sculptural forms are created by cutting into multiple layers of paper. The work is so... MORE
Organically Rendered Art
Organically Rendered Art
These Fractal Renders by Tom Beddard Resemble Natural Organisms
These awe-inspiring Fractal renders by Tom Beddard were created through the artist's collaboration with RoddH and Fractal Lab. The stunning, technicolored series is entitled 'Stone and Ezrati' proving… MORE
Cell Wall Structures
Cell Wall Structures
'Contouring Climatic Porosity' is an Exercise in Architectural Biomimicry
Wandering through the circuiting corridors that make up the ‘Contouring Climatic Porosity’ project, you might feel as though you’re contained within the magnified walls of a cell... MORE
play_circle_filled Pyschedelic Philosophical Performaces
Pyschedelic Philosophical Performaces
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Andrew Thomas Huang takes us on a spiritual journey with the psychedelic dream-like visuals in his Solipsist film. Solipsism is the idea that we can only know for sure that our own minds exist and... MORE
play_circle_filled Petri Dish-Inspired Jigsaws
Petri Dish-Inspired Jigsaws
The Radial Puzzle is Inspired by Organic Crystal Growth Patterns
The Radial Puzzle is a modern interpretation of the classic jigsaw puzzle. It combines the classic hand-crafted creation with custom software technology. This technology simulates dendritic... MORE

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