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.
Implications - The natural world is full of structures and shapes that have developed over the course of natural selection. By tapping into what mother nature has already created, designers can replicate the beauty of nature in products that also provide the most optimal functionality. With people becoming more aware of the environment, paying homage to nature's designs will definitely help companies produce items that appeal to the market of earth-loving individuals.
Umbrellas Inspired By Nature
More Stats +/-
Top 65 Social Good Trends in May
Hybrid Spicy Hummus
Risque Spicy Perfumes
Curated Grocery Stores
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.