Digital embroiderer, Amy Congdon of Biological Atelier, London, has imagined a biotechnological future of jewellery from cells, not fabric. See Blogroll for a link.

WW 2082 ‘Extinct’ Collection – ‘At some point, in the not too distant future, biotechnology is going to give the design world the biggest set of completely new materials and tools it has ever had the opportunity to play with.’ /

Biological Atelier:  AW 2082 ‘Bio Nouveau’ Collection

‘As a critical design project, ‘Biological Atelier’ seeks to explore what these emerging living materials and tools will mean for design. What happens to textile skills such as embroidery, when working with tissue engineering?’

This collection from the Biological Atelier project was developed specially for the ‘Alive: New Design Frontiers’ Exhibition, at the Espace Fondation EDF, Paris

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