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Exploring The Role Of Insects In Design

Courtesy UC Davis

Insect specimens from the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology.

Courtesy UC Davis

Insects have long inspired creative artwork, design, fashion and engineering for communities across the globe. From silkworms use in cloth in ancient Chinese culture to termite inspired ventilation systems in sub-Saharan Africa, insects have been at the foundation for much of the design we see throughout human history.

A new exhibit opening at the UC Davis Design Museum pays tribute to the critical role of insects relationship with humans in a diverse collection of art works and design pieces. Director of the UC Davis Design Museum Tim McNeil explains.

Chris Remington

Former Producer, Insight

Chris joined Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” in September 2016, booking a wide variety of guests, developing questions and producing music elements for the program.  Read Full Bio 

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