Central Saint Martins graduate Kiki Grammatopoulous has designed a running shoe outsole that helps to disseminate plants and seeds. Grammatopoulous aimed to imitate epizoochory by covering the trainer's outsole in tiny hooks that grip onto dirt and plant matter as the wearer treads.
Commenters were fascinated by the trainer. One thought the design was "an amazing idea for humans to help nature". Whilst another highlighted that the project could "harm other aspects of nature and wildlife".
Other stories in this week's newsletter that fired up the comments section included Elon Musk's launch of an AI startup, an art museum in New York by Alberto Campo Baeza and Miguel Quismondo and a holiday home in a world war two bunker by Corstorphine & Wright.
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