Biological atelier

3rd February 2011

Textile designer Amy Congdon's work is particularly pertinent during couture week - hypothosising about a future whereby the worlds of bio tech and textiles collide she envisions a time when we will be able to grow, craft and graft our own fashion.

Based on her knowledge of current research in the area of bio technology, 3D printing and digital embroidery that is already used to build scaffolds for body parts - she projects a future probe into what that may mean to consumers and designers alike.

Will we graft our accessories from our own bones or extend our skin into our dresses for a truly personal couture?

Graduating from Textile Futures in June later this year Amy is one of a series of designers who are bridging the divide between science and design as we evolve from a decade of technology into a decade of science.

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