Lilian van Daal and Roos Meerman developed ‘Dynamorphosis, the beauty of inner mechanisms’ in collaboration with Renee Van Amerongen of the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences of the University of Amsterdam / Universiteit van Amsterdam.
This project merges the invisible biological process of the body with 3D printing, with attention to biology’s ability to self-assemble, transfer substances, and maintain equilibrium. The designers’ explorations test the potential of such systems as formal and functional inspirations for design. The result is a series of printed, kinetic objects. They illuminate the hidden beauty of biological processes in lungs, intestines, and breasts, that are continually underway but that are rarely seen or considered.