Amplified Indulgence

Chocolate goes from luxury treat to design inspiration & material
Implications - Chocolate is one of society's most coveted indulgences and now it's not only limited to edible, sugary treats. Going beyond confectionery goods, designers are using chocolate as inspiration and material to design everything from furniture to fashion, a direction that allows sweet-toothed consumers to indulge in more ways than one.
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Mild Top 6 Examples: 23,980 Total Clicks May 11 - Mar 12
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Cocoa Couture Catwalks - The Chocolate Fashion Show 2011 is a Sweet-Lover's Dream
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 3,614 Clicks Pub: Nov 14, 11
Cocoa Couture Catwalks
The Chocolate Fashion Show 2011 is a Sweet-Lover's Dream
There are people who love chocolate and people who love chocolate -- the latter were probably attendees at the 14th annual Chocolate Fashion Show 2011 held this weekend (Nov. 10 to 13) at New York City's… [More]
Scrumptious Chocolate Sculptures - Hakan Martensson Creates Confection Masterpieces
SCORE: 3.6
Warm 5,971 Clicks Pub: Nov 16, 11
Scrumptious Chocolate Sculptures
Hakan Martensson Creates Confection Masterpieces
People have been known to sculpt just about anything out of strange materials, so it shouldn't be surprising that Hakan Martensson's choice is medium chocolate. The only thing surprising about his deliciously… [More]
Sugary Old-School Tunes - Scottish Band 'Found' Releases Playable Chocolate Record
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 2,785 Clicks Pub: Jul 20, 11
Sugary Old-School Tunes
Scottish Band 'Found' Releases Playable Chocolate Record
Scottish band 'Found' has created music that's good enough to eat -- literally. The band worked with local baker Ben Milne to produce this featured chocolate record for its single, Anti Climb Paint. The… [More]
Chocolate-Covered Sofas - 'Let Them Sit Cake' is Marie Antoinette-Inspired
SCORE: 3.2
Warm 7,423 Clicks Pub: Oct 1, 11
Chocolate-Covered Sofas
'Let Them Sit Cake' is Marie Antoinette-Inspired
I wonder what Marie Antoinette would say if she saw Dejana Kabiljo's 'Let Them Sit Cake.' The design is a funny and devilishly creative sofa made for the first annual Beijing Design Week. Let Them Sit… [More]
Designer Chocolate Suites - Karl Lagerfeld Uses 10 Tons of Chocolate for This Tasty Hotel Room
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 2,371 Clicks Pub: May 2, 11
Designer Chocolate Suites
Karl Lagerfeld Uses 10 Tons of Chocolate for This Tasty Hotel Room
Famous Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld has taken a break from designing purses to make his mark on this one-of-a-kind hotel room. Working with Magnum ice cream, Karl Lagerfeld used 10 tons of Belgian… [More]
Chocolate Gladiator Bikinis - Benjamin Brass Designs the Wearable Confection Worn by Cindy Fabre
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 1,816 Clicks Pub: Oct 23, 11
Chocolate Gladiator Bikinis
Benjamin Brass Designs the Wearable Confection Worn by Cindy Fabre
Forget about Halloween candy or even other people's attempts at creating an authentic gladiator costume, and nstead get a load of Benjamin Brass' incredible chocolate gladiator bikini. Created for the… [More]