Carole Collet


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BioDesign

6th December 2013

Exploring how nature is offering us new ways to create, develop and make Biodesign -On the Cross Pollination of Nature, Science and Creativity exhibition is on till the end of January in Rotterdam.

The idea behind the exhibition is showcasing newly developed materials and applications that use biology for design, art and architecture.

Based on the fantastic book BioDesign that is a valuable compendium of many of the designers and materiologists I have blogged about over the years -this exhibition brings it all to life.

Alongside Carole Collet and snail poo paper Dutch Designer Erez Nevi Pana is showing his furniture and objects made from soil that is then baked like bread.

'Soilid' is a combination of soil, fungi and other naturally occurring materials. Mixed to a recipe based on volume and weight the mixture is left over night at room temperature to 'rise' similarly to bread and doubles in size.

It can then be moulded and baked. After baking it hardens and is hard enough to be sanded resulting in another environmentally friendly new material made from natures waste.

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