Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Grow Your Own . . . Clothes

Imagine if we could grow clothing . . .

That is exactly what Suzanne Lee (of Central Saint Martins College, London) working in partnership with Dr David Hepworth of CelluComp have been developing using bacteria and green tea.

BioCouture aims to address ecological and sustainability issues around fashion.
The BioCouture research project is harnessing nature to propose a radical future fashion vision.
We are investigating the use of bacterial-cellulose, grown in a laboratory, to produce clothing.
Our ultimate goal is to literally grow a dress in a vat of liquid...

1 comment:

  1. Very exciting developments and soooo close to home . . . . . watch this space