London Design Festival 2015: Japanese studio Nendo has created a sliding shelving unit strengthened with carbon-fibre sheets, which will debut at London's Somerset House next week (+ slideshow). More »
Designer Ori Elisar has developed a bacterial ink and grown typographical symbols in a petri dish. Here are more stories featuring microbes, including a lamp powered by glowing octopus bacteria (pictured), clothes grown from single-cell organisms and cheese made from the sweat and tears of celebrities.
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