NASA Spider Experiments Provide Uncanny Design Inspiration

NASA Spider Experiments Provide Uncanny Design Inspiration
Design

Arachnids weaving under the influence provide eye catching form for a collection of sculptures.

Stephen Fortune
  • 2 november 2010

French designer Guillaume Lehoux has used the results of an infamous NASA experiment as the basis for a series of bowls and baskets. The aforementioned experiments conducted upon the spiders was intended to test the toxicity of a variety of drugs, including marijuana, caffeine and several amphetamines. The webs spun by the doped spiders were effectively naturally produced infographics of the impact of psychogenic substances upon the behaviour of the insect kingdom

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