Imperial College London

Dr Marin Sawa

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

Visiting Researcher Association







704Sir Ernst Chain BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Living Solar Panels Printed on Wallpaper Harvest Sun's Energy by Photosynthesis. [Online]. Newsweek (U.S. edition), November 06, 2017.

Wallpaper bio-solar panel developed by researchers. [Online]. Imperial College London, November 06, 2017.

Studio visit/design log: Marin Sawa, London. [Online]. Design/Miami, November 19, 2014.

Marin Sawa using algae to 3-D print health food. [Online]. Algae Industry Magazine, 2013

Growing shoes and furniture: a design-led biomaterial revolution. [Online] Wired, August 26, 2013

Algaerium Bioprinter by Marin Sawa - digitally yields health food. [Online]. Designboom, 2013.

Marin Sawa (Algaerium) interviewed in Julie Lasky, the Beauty of Bacteria, [Online, print] The New York Times, Jan 17, 2013

Algaerium in Gerrit van der Hoven, Textielmuseum: i Fabric, Brabants Dagblad (local Dutch daily newspapers), 2011

From 2010-11, the Algaerium work was also featured in print in: Quo Magazine, WGSN, Future Laboratory, Stylus; online at: Inhabitat, CoolhuntingMix Magazine, FORMazin:, Fast Company Co.Design