Sep 22, 2015
JELLYFISH LEATHER \ˈje-lē-ˌfish ˈle-thər\
n. 1. A cow-free textile proposed by Yurii Kasao, a design-products graduate from London’s Royal College of Art.
2. Can be cut, sewn, and remolded just like cow leather, without the need for toxic and environmentally destructive tanning processes.
3. A potential way to control the numbers of a venomous invasive species that wreaks destruction on marine life and ecosystems.
4. One application for the jellyfish “mulch” that robotic shredders off the South Korea coastline leave behind.