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Neri Oxman is an MIT professor revolutionizing design and materials. via Wikipedia:

Neri Oxman by Noah Kalina

She is known for art and architecture that combine design, biology, computing, and materials engineering.

Her work embodies environmental design and digital morphogenesis, with shapes and properties that are determined by their context. She coined the phrase “material ecology” to define her work, placing materials in context.[3][4] Stylistic trademarks include brightly colored and textured surfaces with structure at many scales, and composite materials whose hardness, color, and shape vary over an object. The results are often designed to be worn or touched, and inspired by nature and biology.

Watch Oxman’s lecture describing her ethos on YouTube via World Economic Forum:

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