Xylinum

14th September 2011

Another project researching into how future materials and production processes could incorporate bacteria has peaked my interest.

A project by Jannis Hulsen explores how an artificial cellulose material can be used to build a 'skin'. Similarly to the work of Suzanne Lee the material is grown around a given form and results in a fully biodegradable material.

Working in collaboration with Jenpolymers they have developed a technique that grows a skin around a wooden stool frame forming and coating a seating surface.



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