We talk to the 26-year-old entrepreneur bringing DNA-personalised scarves to our closets

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We talk to the 26-year-old entrepreneur bringing DNA-personalised scarves to our closets

Imagine owning a one-of-a-kind scarf. I’m not talking about a scarf that’s part of a limited edition collection, but a truly unique accessory that nobody will ever own but you.

Design startup Dot One is making this a reality with DNA-personalised textiles and prints that represent your DNA code. After using an at-home DNA kit, customers send in their samples for DNA profiling. Once the results are done, Dot One uses an algorithm to convert that raw data into colour and pattern, forming your very own print.

Founder of Dot One Iona Inglesby, struck upon the idea while studying Design Products at the Royal College of Art. We spoke to her about this amazing concept.

Where did the idea for Dot One come from?

‘The idea came abou…

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