Grow your own clothes.

TEDTalks_YT-iconSuzanne Lee: coltivate i vestiti! [I video di TED Talk presentati a TEDxUniTn | The Pulse od Innovation, 20.04.2013] La stilista Suzanne Lee mostra i suoi esperimenti per coltivare un materiale a base di kombucha che può essere usato come tessuto o pelle vegetale per creare dei vestiti. Il processo è affascinante, i risultati bellissimi (anche se c’è ancora un piccolo inconveniente…) e il potenziale è semplicemente sensazionale.

Suzanne LeeFashion designer Suzanne Lee directs the BioCouture  research project, which sprang from an idea in her book Fashioning the Future: Tomorrow’s Wardrobe, a seminal text on fashion and future technologies. Her research harnesses nature to propose a radical future fashion vision: Can we grow a dress from a vat of liquid? Using bacterial-cellulose, Lee aims to address pressing ecological and sustainability issues around fashion and beyond. A Senior Research Fellow at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, she is working with scientists to investigate whether synthetic biology can engineer optimized organisms for growing future consumer products

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