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SynthMorph

SynthMorph is a computer aided design software design to implement some of the basic notions behind recent theories in the development of shape in organisms. The software, created in Processing, is designed to evolve shape through a precise combination...

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Into the lab

During the development of Synthetic Morphologies, I’ve had the opportunity to perform a series of experiments in a Microbiology lab. In some cases, witnessing the work of scientists, and in others performing the experiments directly. It is interesting to...

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Biomineralisation

In collaboration with: Dr. Martyn Dade-Robertson (Newcastle University), Dr.Meng Zhang (Northumbria University) In this project, we explored the potential of living organisms to fabricate hard, inorganic structure. Drawing inspiration from biomineralisation processes, we started exploring the idea of complex...

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SynthMorph at ACADIA...

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Material proxies

The series of structures depicted in this gallery were produced using SynthMorph. Following the experiments in biomineralisation, we used SynthMorph as a tool to probe concepts of fabrication and natural shape. We were specifically interested in the relationship between...

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Bacterial patterning

This project consist of a series of design and laboratory experiments which look at the different mechanisms through which bacteria communities organise in space. Due to their configuration, bacteria are considered to be very simple organisms, with limited capacity...

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Praxis and Poetics

I have recently been to Praxis and Poetics, the biannual conference of research through design organised by Northumbria University (Sept 2013). A good assortment of people from different creative practices, ranging from (in no particular order) architecture, to industrial...

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