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30 Molecular-Inspired Designs

From Science-Inspired Dishware to Microscopic Alcohol Art

— May 10, 2013 — Eco
These molecular-inspired designs take microscopic ideas and turn them into big-impact creations. With mathematical marvels like the Fibonacci sequence, it is no wonder that so many designers look to biology and nature for inspiration; these creations are the perfect meeting place between of science and art.

Many of designs like Projecto's Atomic chair collection mimic the structures found in the smallest of particles, enabling the designs to stretch structural possibilities. These sciencey creations incorporate elements like the twisting double helixes found in DNA and the patterning of cellular structures.

Science lovers and will find themselves transported back to their high school biology class, geeking out over this compilation of furniture, jewelry, lighting and art.
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DNA-Constructed Portraits
DNA-Constructed Portraits
Stranger Visions by Heather Dewey-Hagborg Relies on Forensic Techniques
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Molecular Photo Installations
Molecular Photo Installations
Bigert & Bergstrom's Project Looks at Space in a Different Way
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DNA Formulated Furniture
DNA Formulated Furniture
Tjep. Uses DNA Mapping to Create This Transparent Coffee Table
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Microscopic Molecular Chairs
Microscopic Molecular Chairs
The Molecular Chair by Antonio Pio Saracino is Inspired by Science
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Mod Molecular Pegs
Mod Molecular Pegs
The ATOM Coat Hook Explodes into Five Spheres on Which to Sling Your Things
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Double Helix Balloon Sculptures
Double Helix Balloon Sculptures
This 10,000 Balloon Double Helix Sculpture is an Ode to Science
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Spiralled DNA Homes
Spiralled DNA Homes
Double Helix House by Onishimaki and Hyakudayuki Architects isn't Easy to Find
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Molecularly Grown Art Pieces
Molecularly Grown Art Pieces
Shane Hope's Nano Art Gives the Illusion of Growth
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DNA-Inspired Furniture
DNA-Inspired Furniture
The MyDNA Bookcase
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Scientific Particle Puzzles
Scientific Particle Puzzles
These Kids Brain Teasers are Perfect for the Scientist-in-Training
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Cellular Spiral Staircases
Cellular Spiral Staircases
EeStairs Cells Bring a Magnified Organic Beauty to Your Modern Spaces
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Science-Inspired Dishware
Science-Inspired Dishware
The Particle Fruit Bowl Takes the Form of a Citric Acid Molecule
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Translucent Molecular Seating
Translucent Molecular Seating
Projeto Atomic is a Collection of Complex Compound Chairs
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Modular Molecular Furniture
Modular Molecular Furniture
Bagigio by Myyour Takes on a Limitless Array of Shapes
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Anatomy-Inspired Dishware
Anatomy-Inspired Dishware
Emily Evans Defines Odd with These Delightful 'Histology' Plates
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Red Helix Overpasses
Red Helix Overpasses
The Santiago Calatrava 'Peace Bridge' is Twistingly Sculptural
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Cell Wall Structures
Cell Wall Structures
'Contouring Climatic Porosity' is an Exercise in Architectural Biomimicry
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DNA Bridge Designs
DNA Bridge Designs
Singapore Unveils Its Double Helix Bridge
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Molecular Model Lights
Molecular Model Lights
The Dodeck Lamp Beams Beyond a Crystal Made from Eco-Friendly Material
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Cellular City Planning
Cellular City Planning
The Urban Field is an Evolving Skin for the Modern Metropolis
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Cellular Storage Systems
Cellular Storage Systems
Softvoro Shelf Supplies Curved Cubbies for the Placement of Odd Objects
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Molecular Furniture
Molecular Furniture
The Transforming Animi Causa Feel Seating System Deluxe
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Domestic Molecular Cookers
Domestic Molecular Cookers
The Electrolux Mo'Sphere Serves Culinary Physics to the Masses
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Molecular Structure Jewelry
Molecular Structure Jewelry
Made with Molecules
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Skin Cell Seats
Skin Cell Seats
The 'bOne' Chair is Inspired by the Human Body
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Spiral DNA Staircases
Spiral DNA Staircases
Garvan Medical Institute Helix Stairs
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Biology Chairs
Biology Chairs
You Don't Have to Love Science to Like Designklein's Molecular Chair
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Molecular Structure Jewelry
Molecular Structure Jewelry
Chemistry Inspried Necklaces
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DNA-Inspired Furniture
DNA-Inspired Furniture
The Mutation Series by Maarten De Ceulaer is Excitingly Experimental
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Microscopic Alcohol Art
Microscopic Alcohol Art
Molecular Expressions: The Cocktail Collection
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