Physiological Aesthetic

Designers draw visual inspiration from the human body's genetic makeup

Implications - Fashion and industrial designers are recreating the look and feel of human organs and flesh with new materials that promote sustainability. Drawing inspiration from human anatomy, these design projects create representations that address the importance of using low-impact materials, that have a more visceral effect on consumers than typical eco initiatives.

Workshop Question - How can you adopt more sustainable practices to strengthen your brand's message?
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Vegetation-Based Textile Experiments - Aniela Hoitink Used Mycelium to Create The Neffa Dress
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Hot 2,358 Clicks Pub: Apr 3, 18
Vegetation-Based Textile Experiments
Aniela Hoitink Used Mycelium to Create The Neffa Dress
Through the willingness of designers to conduct vigorous textile experiments, the fashion industry is able to maintain a steady course toward innovation. As many creatives are turning to... [More]
Washable Natural Latex Bags - Molly Younger's First Commercial Collection is Raw and Inspiring
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This Year and Warm 2,160 Clicks Pub: Jun 8, 18
Washable Natural Latex Bags
Molly Younger's First Commercial Collection is Raw and Inspiring
Melbourne-based fashion designer Molly Younger debuted her ‘Range 1 — Early Sculptural Forms’ collection, which is comprised out of raw and stylish latex bags. Cast from 100% natural... [More]
Environment-Responsive Bubble Installations - The Nordic Pavilion Advocates Symbiotic Relationships
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This Year and Warm 4,712 Clicks Pub: May 28, 18
Environment-Responsive Bubble Installations
The Nordic Pavilion Advocates Symbiotic Relationships
An interesting bubble installation debuted at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale. Curated by Eero Lundén and Juulia Kauste, the exhibition consists of sizable inflatable blobs that... [More]
3D-Printed Death Masks - Neri Oxman's Latest Project Boasts Pigment-Producing Microorganisms
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Warm 1,588 Clicks Pub: Apr 27, 18
3D-Printed Death Masks
Neri Oxman's Latest Project Boasts Pigment-Producing Microorganisms
The last installment of Neri Oxman’s death masks have a colorless 3D-printed design and are geared toward exploring the concept of rebirth. The Israeli architect works alongside her Mediated... [More]
Skin Pigment-Based Installations - Neri Oxman Speculates Melanin Use in Architecture and Design
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This Quarter and Warm 489 Clicks Pub: Apr 4, 19
Skin Pigment-Based Installations
Neri Oxman Speculates Melanin Use in Architecture and Design
Neri Oxman and the Mediated Matter Group at MIT are exploring the possible implications of melanin use in architecture and design. The thesis is that skin pigments will be of value within industries... [More]
Flesh-Like Furniture Collections - Elissa Lacoste Boasts a Series of Grotesque Designs for the Home
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Recent and Warm 70 Clicks Pub: May 14, 19
Flesh-Like Furniture Collections
Elissa Lacoste Boasts a Series of Grotesque Designs for the Home
French designer Elissa Lacoste explores the variations of grotesque design through a series of sculptural furniture that is meant to resemble organic formations and human flesh to some degree. The... [More]
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