Selfridges

At the down of the 21st century our relation to the natural world is being challenged on every level from genetic engineering to plastic surgery. Natural History brings together four young designers with very different takes on nature and the boundaries between nature and artifice: from biojewellery grown from donated bone tissue cells to jewellery that mimics body parts , from a fascination with Victorian taxidermy to a fresh look on that most traditional natural wonder, the pearl (june-august 2008)