When biology becomes a technology of the living world and opens up new avenues in terms of industry, designers discover a new playground and a new toolbox to aid their creativity. In the near future, might polluting traditional factories be replaced by biological manufacturing? Many artists and scientists are already cooperating with the living world by freeing themselves from the rules of the modern creative industry. They are working with fungi and bees to produce furniture and vases. While opening up new creative horizons for designers, how do biomaterials rise to the current challenges of sustainable development?