Infuse your space with a sense of you, literally!

Genetic Ink, a New York City-based startup, aims to elevate genetic sequencing to high design

Genetic Ink, a New York City-based startup, aims to elevate genetic sequencing to high design

After you send in a swab of your genetic material, Genetic Ink sequences your DNA in their FDA-approved lab

After you send in a swab of your genetic material, Genetic Ink sequences your DNA in their FDA-approved lab

Using an algorithm, the company turns your DNA into a print based on an original design by Mathieu Daudelin

Using an algorithm, the company turns your DNA into a print based on an original design by Mathieu Daudelin

The final product comes in 17 different color schemes and four different sizes

The final product comes in 17 different color schemes and four different sizes

They'll even image your dog's or cat's genetic material

They’ll even image your dog’s or cat’s genetic material

Alex Pyatetsky, a senior advisor at the company, says the art is "not necessarily a complete and all-encompassing picture of your DNA."

Alex Pyatetsky, a senior advisor at the company, says the art is “not necessarily a complete and all-encompassing picture of your DNA.”

"Part of what we want to do with Genetic Ink is say, we can express your DNA in a way that really expresses you, and it can be beautiful," he says

“Part of what we want to do with Genetic Ink is say, we can express your DNA in a way that really expresses you, and it can be beautiful,” he says

The pieces run between $200 and $700. Such is the price of individuality

The pieces run between $200 and $700. Such is the price of individuality

Turn yourself into a work of art, and I mean literally, by following these simple steps:

  1. Genetic Ink sends you a DNA collection kit
  2. Swab the inside of your cheek and send it back to the company
  3. Using an algorithm, the company turns that sequence–your individual arrangement of A, T, C, and G nucleotides — into a work of art, based on an original design called Spark, by Swiss-Canadian artist and designer Mathieu Daudelin

Such is the price of individuality!!!

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