With Shark Week 2014 already going full-throttle, we thought we’d share an interesting tidbit that offers more science and less Sharknado that might help with some biomimicry inspiration for you down the road. Heck, researchers have already started 3D printing multi-material ‘shark skin’ to improve wetsuit, marine and aircraft design.

Check out the informative piece over at FYFD.

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Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.