Kingdom: Vegetabile.


Daucus Chromatic

Martina Kiselichka (Macedonia), Aleksandra Stosič (Italy), Sun Yaoyao (China), Xindi Wang (China). 

The material is made of ink and dye that comes from the extraction of the pigments, called anthocyanins, from the purple carrots. Those pigments have the ability to change in structure, characterized by a shift in hue from red to purple to blue as the pH changes from acidic to basic in the medium in which the pigments are located. That makes Daucus Chromatic ideal for uses on paper and fabric. With this material, we also want to spread the awareness of this less known ecotype of carrot, which has a long list of highly beneficial properties for our health.

Material Qualities

Kingdom Attributes

  • Irregular
  • Light
  • Freedom of shape
  • Fibrous
  • Warm
  • Organic
  • Natural Color in Volume

Specific Material Attributes

  • Velvety
  • Soft
  • Fibrous
  • Texturized
  • Irregular
  • Rough

Basic Ingredients

  • Purple Carrots.


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