Design With Biodegradable Plastic

︎ Experimenting with sustainable and repurposed materials.
︎ Redesigning everyday objects with a homemade biodegradable plastic.
︎ Using the transparency, pattern, movement, color, and variation of reptile skin to manipulate sunlight and the atmosphere of the space it enters.

Structures in garter snake & leopard gecko skin under a microscope 

Basic Bioplastic Recipe
•Glycerin - 5 ml
•Gelatin - 6g
•Potato Starch - 6g
•Water - 60 ml
•Gouach paint & ink for color
•Coffee for leather-like texture

  Bioplastic Earrings 

  Bioplastic Window Curtain 

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