Biomimicry is an emerging research field involving the examination of nature, its models, systems, processes, and elements in order to mimic or find inspiration to solve complex problems. Over the last 3.6 billion years, nature has finitely refined the living organisms, processes, and materials on planet Earth. Scientists and engineers have examined nature for answers to both complex and simple problems in our life, and have created new technologies such as lotus-mimetic self-cleaning surface, gecko-mimetic dry adhesives and functional surfaces, and a morpho butterfly-mimetic color display with low power consumption (by the company, Qualcomm). Inspired by Nature, our laboratory aims to develop functional organic materials and surfaces by using simple, yet useful chemistry. By combining surface organic chemistry and surface topography, we purse to optimize the functional systems.