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A Dutch design studio is putting on an exhibition of DNA-inspired furniture and jewelry, Wired reports. The studio, called Tjep., is working in conjunction with Eric Wolthuis at DutchDNA to obtain genetic profiles which they then map using 3D imaging and turn into a furniture design that "literally capture a person's essence and stand as unique pieces of art," Wired says.

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