Hierarchy of Biomimicry Innovation

I'm really not sure what these levels should be, this is the first pass... looking forward to hearing any thoughts.

This post builds on my current obsession of taking other people’s diagrams and reinterpreting them through the lens of biomimicry. The “biomimicry ladder” above was drawn in my notebook after rediscovering the diagram below used to frame design in the broader context of innovation.

The design ladder is a useful 4-step model for grouping companies' design maturity on the basis of their attitudes towards design - from the Swedish Industrial Design Foundation.

Stages of the Biomimicry Journey?

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