29 May '12, 9pm

WTF, you can "grow" your own custom sneakers by designing your own transgenic stingray for its leather

WTF, you can "grow" your own custom sneakers by designing your own transgenic stingray for its leather

, customizing a pair of sneakers isn’t just a matter of assembling pre-selected textiles and dyes. The Thailand-based label provides customers with the tools to engineer a bespoke stingray of their own, which it will breed live, then harvest for its leather. But you won’t find any of Rayfish’s catalog in nature. The company utilizes a process it calls “bio-customization” to combine patterns and colors from dozens of animal species, resulting in a transgenic “designer stingray” like no other.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/grow-your-own-genetically-engine...

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