Re-cocoon

15th February 2014

RCA design products student Yasuhiro Suzuki is another designer looking at natures waste or natures under used materials.

Working with silk straight from the cocoon Yasuhiro is exploring ways of spinning the thread directly from the cocoon via a silk moulding process called 'Re-cocoon'. The fibres that are released from a cocoon are aprox 1.5km long allowing them to be taken directly into a new form or construction.

Creating vessels and objects the natural properties of silk such as strength, heat retention and antibacterial means that its uses could be widespread.

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