Designer creates a decomposing dress from algae

May 1st, 2021

Scarlett Yang’s biomaterials dress is modeled by Matryoshka Wadhwani. Photo provided by Scarlett Yang. London-based designer Scarlett Yang has created a means to use algae extract and silk cocoon protein to create a glass-like dress that grows over time and can decompose in water within 24 hours. The biomaterial dress changes shape in response to […]

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