It's a Bug's Light

Paula Cecilia Escobar Juárez, Mónica Mariela Coronado Martínez, Paulina Nathalia Medina Villegas, & Gabriela Cohen Vargas

It’s a Bug’s Light imagines color changing paints based on the armor of the Coprophage Beetle. The beetle gains its metallic, red, blue, yellow, and green colors from the line patterns and parallel layered nanostructures on its surface.


Design Faculty at UNIS

Design Faculty at UNIS

 

Banner image: Michael D. Beckwith, The Leeds Library.