Edible Pop Culture

Strange items popping up illustrate modern consumption patterns

Implications - Considering the global weight gain phenomenon, it is almost satiric what one can eat. These items also point toward an ingrained inclination, perhaps going back to childhood, to play with our food. Other products build on the global shift towards opting for more environmentally friendly, compostable products.
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Ingestible Deodorant - Fight Sweat Pits With Chlorophyll
SCORE 4.2
Average 8,399 Clicks Pub: Oct 21, 07
Ingestible Deodorant
Fight Sweat Pits With Chlorophyll
You didn't misread the title -- there really is an ingestible deodorant, and it's actually good for you. By consuming chlorophyll, your body naturally stops producing offensive odors caused by sweating.… [More]
Edible Furniture - Biodegradable Starch Chair by Max Lamb
SCORE 5.2
Warm 9,017 Clicks Pub: Jan 23, 08
Edible Furniture
Biodegradable Starch Chair by Max Lamb
The Starch Chair by Max Lamb evokes in me strong hope for the future of green furniture design. The chair shown above is created by squirting out a continuous tube of starches which are layered so that… [More]
Edible Album Covers - Obacchi Jacket Bento Meals
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Mild 10,067 Clicks Pub: Apr 18, 08
Edible Album Covers
Obacchi Jacket Bento Meals
Bento boxes are a tradition of Japanese cuisine. They are home-packed meals which can be very elaborately arranged and the food is decorated to look like people, animals, or characters and items such as… [More]
Edible Tableware - Rice Design Plates and Bowls You Can Eat
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Average 17,225 Clicks Pub: Mar 29, 08
Edible Tableware
Rice Design Plates and Bowls You Can Eat
Sick of wasted paper, a Japanese chef specializes in making edible menus and tableware. We've featured these menus before. This is somewhat different, but the premise is similar. Instead of using plastic… [More]
Chocolate Laptop (Part II) - Swiss Post Marketing Campaign
SCORE 3.9
Mild 5,082 Clicks Pub: Jan 31, 08
Chocolate Laptop (Part II)
Swiss Post Marketing Campaign
In this era of electronic communication which caused a huge decline in postal services worldwide, nobody is imagining that the execution of a direct mail campaign can have a tremendous influence on the… [More]
Minty Sweet Holiday Drinks - Candy Cane Shot Glasses
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Mild 7,756 Clicks Pub: Dec 17, 07
Minty Sweet Holiday Drinks
Candy Cane Shot Glasses
Celebrate the season with extra sweet holiday drinks by sipping from these Candy Cane shot glasses. These glasses add a sweet minty flavour to your favorite shooters while keeping your breath minty fresh.… [More]
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