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Julia Jueckstock

Design, Research and Systems Thinking

Hyphae Hues

Pigment grown by Fungi

By now, it is a well known fact that the fashion industry is one of the biggest environmental polluters of our time. This projects aims to keep thousands of chemicals from the dye industry out of rivers, lakes and oceans by growing non-toxic dye (from fungi!) directly onto textiles. Colors and patterns can be naturally controlled by adjust the environment in which the fungi is growing. 

Responsibilities: Scientific Research, Fungi Isolation & Growth, Growth Experimentation and Documentation, Textile Selection and Preparation, Presentation, Video Editing

The Fungi
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Pigment Growth Conditions
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Fungi Growth on Textile
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Pigment Expression on Textile
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Fiber Absorption of Pigment
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pH Experimentation
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Silk Screen Print
Design Prints
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