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Material Research: Natural Fibers

Guide explaining the different types of materials and manufacturers.

Gifts from Nature

Natural fibers are defined as raw material taken directly from "mother earth" that can be woven or spun. Beyond paper or wood, the C&M collection includes some very unusual samples such as snail excrement, reindeer moss, and tree bark fleece! 

Videos

Are Mushrooms the Next Plastic? Eben Bayer

 

 

More Grow-it-Yourself

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