December 8, 2015 AT 4:00 am

3D Printed Haiku Only Visible In Underwater Shadows #Biomimicry

3D printed haikus mimics water striding bugs to create “painting” on water. via inhabitant

Swiss design studio Drzach & Suchy created a printed haiku that can only be seen in the underwater shadows cast by thin, 3-D printed sheets. Inspired by water striders, insects that perch themselves on the surface of water and appear invisible except for the shadows they cast on the ground below, the technology is a beautiful mimicry of nature.

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