April 4, 2016

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Soomin Kim

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“Chocolatexture,” 9 Onomatopoeic Chocolates!

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Who knew texture could warp our perception of taste? Last year, Japanese designer Oki Sato was asked to design chocolates by Maison et Objet, a French pre-eminent design show. Sato responded with “Chocolatexture,” a collection of nine, 26 cubic mm bricks of chocolate. Each chocolate holds a shape that represents …

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Who knew texture could warp our perception of taste?

Last year, Japanese designer Oki Sato was asked to design chocolates by Maison et Objet, a French pre-eminent design show. Sato responded with “Chocolatexture,” a collection of nine, 26 cubic mm bricks of chocolate. Each chocolate holds a shape that represents a Japanese expression used to describe different textures and appearances.

“While the raw materials are identical, the distinctive textures create different tastes” Sato shares. Take a look below at the unique, beautiful, delicious chocolates below and imagine how each one would taste!

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new york sports branding graphic design firm

new york sports branding graphic design firm

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???? (sube-sube): smooth edges and corners
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???? (tubu-tubu): small bits or drops, chunks of smaller chocolate drops
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???? (toge-toge): sharp pointed tips
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???? (goro-goro): cubic, with many edges
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???? (fuwa-fuwa): soft and airy with many tiny holes
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???? (poki-poki): A cube frame made of chocolate sticks

All images ©Oki Sato

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