At Rayfish Footwear, customizing a pair of sneakers isn’t just a matter of assembling pre-selected textiles and dyes. The Thailand-based label provides customers with the tools to engineer a bespoke stingray of their own, which it will breed live, then harvest for its leather. But you won’t find any of Rayfish’s catalog in nature. The company utilizes a process it ..read more..
http://vimeo.com/alexandradaisy/echromi E. chromi tells the story of a project uniting designers Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg and James King with a team of undergraduate biology students at Cambridge University. Using genes from existing organisms, the team designed custom DNA sequences, called BioBricks, and inserted them into E. coli bacteria. The new E. coli—dubbed “E. chromi”—were programmed to express ..read more..