Natsai Audrey Chieza on Faber Futures, materials and biodesign

Natsai Audrey Chieza is a designer and the founder of Faber Futures. This R&D studio creates biologically inspired materials and works with businesses and organisations on shaping their biodesign and material work to be sustainable, regenerative and more thoughtful.

In our conversation, we discuss Natsai’s upbringing and how she was introduced to creativity and technology, before she moved to the UK to study architecture. We follow her path as she joined the Material Futures course at Central Saint Martins and her work after graduation on Project Coelicolor in which she used bacteria to dye fabrics. We also dive into biodesign and regenerative design.


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Podcast music and production: James Greenfield

Production: Green Podcast Productions

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