“The cordyceps is a type of fungus that attacks arthropods and infects insects with its spores. (…)
Fascinated by cordyceps and images of patterns in nature on a macro and micro level, architect and designer Xuedi Chen wants to express organic forms and in particular the invasive characteristics of growth in certain organisms and turns them into fashion.
Her idea is to produce several pieces for a series of 3D printed exploration in biomimicry accessories that form to and grow from the host human.” ~ 3ders.org
personalfactory: Really intriguing project. Now just imagine glowing baseball hat made of genetically modified plants from this kickstarter project. To go further - the bus with “3d printed” green roof and “walls”… really sustainable transportation system ;)