Based in Berlin, Germany Bianca Streich is a Designer who’s body of work focuses on environmental, political, and social issues. During her studies at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam she developed a multifaceted and activistic approach to design. Bianca’s projects are based around material research, social design, and human behaviour change. In her work she thrives to evoke an understanding and acceptance for new alternatives by rethinking the current perception and state of affairs. Her design practice is strongly influenced by contemporary art, science and nature.
Soft / hard: soft
Shiny / matt: matt (by manipulation can be shiny as well)
Smells: fresh menthol smell
Texture: sticky to smooth elastic
Others: changing of texture and appearance according to the thermal variations of the surroundings& waterproof
+ natural pigments like kurkuma
(the amount depends on the desired saturation)
- modeling compound like Play-Doh
- shoe soles or gumboots
- waterproof reusable seals
- outdoor furniture
The chewing gum base is water-insoluble and repellend. Elastomers are utilized to maximize the gums elasticity. Even after a long period of time being exposure to the elements, the gum base can be restored to its elastic state.