INSPIRATION: The Department Of Seaweed.

08. June 2021 | Material | via The Department of Seaweed

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The Department of Seaweed - by Julia Lohmann (Credit: Departmentofseaweed.org)

German-born designer and researcher Julia Lohmann created a transdisciplinary platform, called the “Department of Seaweed” (DoS), for the exploration of seaweed as a sustainable resource. The DoS works in dialogue with an expanding network of experts from science, design, art, crafts, philosophy, policy and justice in order to gain a fundamental knowledge of the marine organisms and their potential as a design material - possibly serving as a sustainable replacement for leather, textile, wood, paper and plastic in future.

 

Julia Lohmann and the Department of Seaweed