From Meat Jewelry to Beef Jerky Business Cards

 - Jun 24, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
People love meat. Some just like to eat it, but others use it for alternate purposes.

The following cluster explores meat that has been used in art and design. Some are simply a tribute to a favorite food, while others play on the animalistic connotation of meat.

Implications - Some meat-loving consumers and brands are defying the growing vegan movement by blatantly applying meat products and themes to bizarre, unexpected creations. In doing so, they are making a statement that, while vegan culture may be receiving more acceptance, meat will always have a place in society -- if not on the plate, than perhaps on our clothes, paintings and home decor.