Matilde Boelhouwer designs artificial flowers to feed urban insects

Dutch designer Matilde Boelhouwer has designed a series of artificial flowers that turn rain into sugar water, to serve as emergency food sources for city-dwelling insect pollinators. The project, called Food for Buzz, saw Boelhouwer use screen-printed polyester to create five artificial flowers, each with specific qualities that attract the “big five of pollination” – bees, … Continue reading Matilde Boelhouwer designs artificial flowers to feed urban insects