It’s tough. It’s thick. It’s brown. It’s a lot like leather—but in fact this new material is made in the lab using leftovers from a brew of kombucha tea.
The work of Sophie Standing is incredible. She uses her collection of fabrics from around the world to create very colorful interpretations of the animals of Africa. All the remains is for her to take on the painted turtle, at which point art will have lapped nature.
You're sure to have...interesting dreams if you sleep in a room with this wallpaper, inspired by classic damask patterns. An elegant, leafy Cthulhu peers out from the walls, watching and waiting.
If your greatest problem with your silk clothes is that they don't look impressive enough under black light, you're in luck. Researchers in Japan have genetically engineered silkworms that spin silk that glows under fluorescent light.