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2014 – Silver Ring Shaped by DNA Profile


PhD student Alireza Rezaeian designed a silver ring whose texture and shape is uniquely determined by the wearer's DNA profile. His article explains how data is mapped to physical form in a way that balances between legibility and aesthetics. Right image: bracelet-sized prototype.

Also see our other entries on data jewellery.

Source: Rezaeian, Alireza & Donovan, Jared (2014) Design of a tangible data visualization.

Added by Pierre Dragicevic on April 28, 2015, sent by Simon Stusak. Category: Passive physical visualization Tags: , , ,

  1. Kamar Silver says:

    Gee! I love it. It feels so personalized and unique. Great job.