About us

We are a specialist laboratory for the design, development and application of innovative materials.

We strive for a pro-human, pro-environment approach, whilst utilising cutting-edge material technologies in innovative ways.

We reimagine what is possible by challenging the impossible.

 Meet the team

Christa Leask

Materials Specialist & Founder

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Jamie Rhodes

Project Manager

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Dan Hay


Dan joined us after graduating from the BA Design course at Goldsmiths, University of London and is involved in all parts of the design process here at MEL. He has a keen personal interest in readdressing our relationship with natural systems.

The Material Evolution Lab experts have been working with innovative materials for the past ten years. Their experience in getting beautiful results for a huge range of industries is second to none.