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Top 100 Food Trends in 2019

From AI Chocolate Pairings to Gamer-Branded Burritos

— January 26, 2020 — Lifestyle
The 2019 food trends highlight unconventional products that are inspired by unique flavor innovations or cutting-edge tech enhancements. An example of the latter would be the Gotouchi no KitKat Pairing Bar pop-up which utilizes artificial intelligence to pair chocolate with sake, making for an exciting and one-of-a-kind experience. Another activation harnesses robotics — the Wilkinson Baking BreadBot was unveiled at CES 2019. The innovation can mix, form, proof, bake, and cool bread. It relies on an entirely automated mechanism.

In terms of flavor and presentation, the 2019 food trends boasts some surprising examples. Koike-Ya is a Tokyo-based brand that reimagines the way one consumes potato chips. The method keeps your hands free of grease as the contents of the bag come pre-mashed and one can actually drink the chips on-the-go.
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Pharmaceutical Cannabis Product Packaging
Pharmaceutical Cannabis Product Packaging
Sensi Products is Rolling Out New Sensi Chew Packaging
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Exclusive Springtime Sweets
Exclusive Springtime Sweets
The Walmart 2019 Easter Candy Lineup is Limited-Edition
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98
Vibrant Sandwich Shop Branding
Vibrant Sandwich Shop Branding
Torta Bendita Receives an Identity Revamp from Firmalt Agency
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97
Sandwich Shop Subscription Boxes
Sandwich Shop Subscription Boxes
Arby's Launched an 'Arby’s of the Month' Subscription Service
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96
Ingredient-Focused Drink Packaging
Ingredient-Focused Drink Packaging
The New Savsé Branding and Packaging Features Fresh Imagery
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95
Plant-Based Chicken Buckets
Plant-Based Chicken Buckets
KFC Canada is Testing Meatless, Plant-Based Fried Chicken Options
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94
Hydration-Coaching Bottle Caps
Hydration-Coaching Bottle Caps
The Font Vella Coach2O Cap Tracks How Much H2O Users Consume
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93
Alcohol-Free Sparkling Beverages
Alcohol-Free Sparkling Beverages
The Bar Nøne Non-Alcoholic Drinks Have a Well-Balanced Flavor
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92
Superfood-Infused Protein Supplements
Superfood-Infused Protein Supplements
The Amazing Protein Glow Supplement is Plant-Based
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91
Artisan-Inspired Ice Cream Cones
Artisan-Inspired Ice Cream Cones
The 'CookECones' and 'PretzLcones' are Indulgent
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90
City-Friendly Grocery Concepts
City-Friendly Grocery Concepts
'Aldi Local' Sells Items That Are Easily Transported Without a Car
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89
Waste Collection Payment Cafes
Waste Collection Payment Cafes
The 'Garbage Cafe' Accepts 1kg of Plastic Waste as Payment for Food
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88
Creatively Whimsical Cake Designs
Creatively Whimsical Cake Designs
DaanGo's Desserts are Handcrafted with Imagination and Passion
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87
Extravagantly Priced Chocolate Bars
Extravagantly Priced Chocolate Bars
To’ak's Ancient Chocolate Bar Costs a Whooping $695 USD
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86
Guacamole-Inspired Sneakers
Guacamole-Inspired Sneakers
Saucony's 'Saucamole' Sneaker Takes the Shadow 6000 as the Foundation
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85
Prebiotic Functional Chocolates
Prebiotic Functional Chocolates
Gutsii's Chocolates Support Good Gut Health with Fun Flavors
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84
AI Chocolate Pairings
AI Chocolate Pairings
The Kit Kat Pairing Bar Matches Regional Flavors with Japanese Sake
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83
Sustainable Brand Packaging Overhauls
Sustainable Brand Packaging Overhauls
PepsiCo Has Announced New Eco Water Packaging
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Keto-Friendly Breakfast Syrups
Keto-Friendly Breakfast Syrups
Birch Benders' 'Magic Syrup' Caters to Paleo and Keto Communities
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Playful Origami Packaging
Playful Origami Packaging
Some of Nestlé's KitKat Bars in Japan Will Boast Paper-Based Wrappers
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80
Freshness-Increasing Produce Stickers
Freshness-Increasing Produce Stickers
These Stixfresh Fruit Stickers Extend Freshness by 50%
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79
Powdered Juice Mixes
Powdered Juice Mixes
Smart Pressed Juice Powder is Convenient and Nutrient-Dense
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78
Reusable Beeswax Wraps
Reusable Beeswax Wraps
Rainbow Bee Design Features a Handmade, Eco-Friendly Packaging Solution
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77
Reusable Ice Cream Packaging
Reusable Ice Cream Packaging
Häagen-Dazs' 'Loop' Home Delivery Service Eliminates Waste
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76
Futurist Cookbooks
Futurist Cookbooks
IKEA's Space10 Launches a Publication That Boasts Recipes for Future Food
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75
80s-Themed Pop Culture Cafes
80s-Themed Pop Culture Cafes
The Wormhole Coffee Serves Locally Sourced Goods
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74
Cheesy Snack Food Fashions
Cheesy Snack Food Fashions
The Forever 21 x Cheetos Collection is Limited-Edition
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Digestive Health Yogurt Drinks
Digestive Health Yogurt Drinks
The New Activia Probiotic Dailies are Enhanced with Fiber
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Wearable Snack Harnesses
Wearable Snack Harnesses
The 'Reynolds Wrap Hunger Harness' Holds Drinks & Keeps Food Hot
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Eco-Conscious Subscription Boxes
Eco-Conscious Subscription Boxes
Earthlove Subscription Connects You to Eco-Friendly Brands
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70
Customized Medicine-Inspired Meals
Customized Medicine-Inspired Meals
Healthy Meals Supreme is a Fresh Home Delivery Meal Service
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Versatile Toxin-Free Silicone Containers
Versatile Toxin-Free Silicone Containers
The Multi-Purpose BesoVida Boasts a Design-Forward Look
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68
Mediterranean-Style Quinoa Bowls
Mediterranean-Style Quinoa Bowls
Wawa's New Mediterranean Bowl with Quinoa is a Healthy Option
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Spreadable Avocado Sticks
Spreadable Avocado Sticks
Unnecessary Inventions' Avocado on a Stick Helps to Make Avocado Toast
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66
Next-Generation Automated Salad Servers
Next-Generation Automated Salad Servers
The Chowbotics 'Sally 2.0' Creates an Array of Options
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All-Paper Confectionery Packaging
All-Paper Confectionery Packaging
CHOCAL's Eco Biodegradable Paper Packaging is Versatile
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Ultra-Spicy Chocolate Contests
Ultra-Spicy Chocolate Contests
The Cocoa Loco Choco Challenge Supports Prostate Cancer Research
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Carry-Friendly Food Packaging
Carry-Friendly Food Packaging
This Sandwich Packaging Has a Built-in Handle for Easy Carrying
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Budget-Friendly Meal Boxes
Budget-Friendly Meal Boxes
Blue Apron 'Knick Knacks' are Available on Walmart’s Jet.com
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Pro-GMO Chocolates
Pro-GMO Chocolates
Ethos Chocolate is on a Mission to Demystify GMO Farming
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3D-Printed Senior Home Meals
3D-Printed Senior Home Meals
Swedish Municipalities Will Be Creating Printed Meals for the Elderly
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Cheese-Dispensing Interactive Billboards
Cheese-Dispensing Interactive Billboards
Taco Bell Canada Has an Unconventional Promotional Tactic
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Compact Car Freezers
Compact Car Freezers
ICECO's iFreezer Go20 is a Portable Freezer for Travel and Adventure
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Spice Garden Dining Experiences
Spice Garden Dining Experiences
Malherbe Rust Architects Design This Space in a Farmhouse Hotel
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Convenience Store Cafe Concepts
Convenience Store Cafe Concepts
7-Eleven Launched a Sit-Down Cafe with Wine and Beer on Tap
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Savory Chickpea Bars
Savory Chickpea Bars
TIG Snacks Offers Crunchy, Savory Bars in Bold, Fun Flavors Like Pizza & BBQ
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Shipping Container-Style Food Halls
Shipping Container-Style Food Halls
Boxi Park Mixes Culinary Delights and Live Entertainment
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Automated Bread-Making Robots
Automated Bread-Making Robots
Wilkinson Baking is Unveiling the BreadBot at CES 2019
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Thought-Provoking Food Installations
Thought-Provoking Food Installations
The Copernicus Project Sheds Light on Modern Food Production
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Innovative Soap-Making Methods
Innovative Soap-Making Methods
Danielle Coffey's Project Efficiently Turns Fats and Oils into Soap
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Chilled Shipping Boxes
Chilled Shipping Boxes
GlacierBox's eCommerce Packaging Design Holds Frozen & Refrigerated Food
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Donut Playground Pop-Ups
Donut Playground Pop-Ups
Krispy Kreme is Opening a Sweet New Destination in London
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In-Store Chocolate 3D Printers
In-Store Chocolate 3D Printers
Cadbury Introduced a High-Tech Activation for World Chocolate Day
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Food-Themed Astrology Graphics
Food-Themed Astrology Graphics
Foodora's 'Foodstrology' Graphics Celebrate National Astrology Day
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Artistic Chocolate Brand Identities
Artistic Chocolate Brand Identities
Freytag Anderson Creates a Whimsical Identity for COCO
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Book-Shaped Chocolate Boxes
Book-Shaped Chocolate Boxes
This Collection of Handmade Chocolates is Housed in a 'Book of Love'
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Exquisitely Elegant Restaurant Interiors
Exquisitely Elegant Restaurant Interiors
Francesc Rifé Studio Boasts Dark Finishes for Merkato
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Precise Electric Bread Ovens
Precise Electric Bread Ovens
Mitsubishi Releases a New Product That Toasts Bread to Perfection
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Efficient Portable Pizza Ovens
Efficient Portable Pizza Ovens
The Ooni Koda Can Prepare a Neopolitan-Style Pizza in One Minute
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Social Media Noodle Machines
Social Media Noodle Machines
The Foodbeast Dream Machine Accepts Instagram Posts as Currency
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Charcoal Pasta Restaurants
Charcoal Pasta Restaurants
Toronto's SÔS Restaurant Will Serve Up Instagrammable Dishes
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Fantastical Food Promotions
Fantastical Food Promotions
Wendy's Game of Thrones Promotion Combines Elements of Fire & Ice
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Deceptive Chinese Restaurant Designs
Deceptive Chinese Restaurant Designs
Crème Takes an Unconventional Approach for This Project
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Space Mission-Celebrating Desserts
Space Mission-Celebrating Desserts
The Zero Gravity Blizzard Marks the Anniversary of Apollo 11
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Crispy Cauliflower Snacks
Crispy Cauliflower Snacks
Rhythm Superfoods' Cauliflower Bites Boast a Lightly Crunchy Texture
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Exercise-Promoting Outdoor Bakeries
Exercise-Promoting Outdoor Bakeries
Studio Micat Combines Two Unlikely Activities with This Design
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Colorful Snack Bar Packaging
Colorful Snack Bar Packaging
B&B Studio Outfits Snack Brand Pop with a Playfully Modern Aesthetic
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Mystery Surprise Chocolate Treats
Mystery Surprise Chocolate Treats
The Cadbury Dairy Milk Freddo Treasures Treat Hides a Toy Within
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Pop-Up Grocery Shops
Pop-Up Grocery Shops
Pop Up Grocer Shares Specialty Products from Innovative Brands
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Scenic Waterfall Restaurants
Scenic Waterfall Restaurants
At the Villa Escudero Resort You Can Eat at the Bottom of a Waterfall
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Grateable Balsamic Vinegars
Grateable Balsamic Vinegars
Ball-samico is a Versatile Ball-Shaped Balsamic Vinegar from Italy
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Flavor-Focused Vertical Farms
Flavor-Focused Vertical Farms
Plenty's Tigris Future Farm Creates Produce with Craveable Flavors
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Furniture Showroom Restaurants
Furniture Showroom Restaurants
Tom Dixon's Hybrid Restaurant Welcomes People to Shop Furniture
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Bite-Sized Waffle Cone Snacks
Bite-Sized Waffle Cone Snacks
Muddy Bites Combines Tiny Waffle Cones with a Rich Chocolate Filling
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Whimsical Dessert Packaging Designs
Whimsical Dessert Packaging Designs
Hans & Gretel's Playful Packaging Draws from Fairy Tales
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Rice-Based Snack Chips
Rice-Based Snack Chips
Pringles Rice Fusion Chips will Come in Three Flavor Varieties
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Elegantly Chic Deli Interiors
Elegantly Chic Deli Interiors
Mim Design Creates a Sophisticated Atmosphere for Hunter & Co Deli
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Drinkable Potato Chips
Drinkable Potato Chips
Koike-Ya Debuts a Snack Innovation That Keeps Your Hands Grease-Free
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Plastic-Free Online Grocery Shops
Plastic-Free Online Grocery Shops
Rise Mrkt Sells Kitchen Staples in Compostable Containers
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Branded Donut Sneakers
Branded Donut Sneakers
Dunkin' and Saucony Join Forces Once More for a Dessert-Inspired Design
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Plastic-Free Fast Food Concepts
Plastic-Free Fast Food Concepts
'Better McDonald's' is Introducing Wooden Spoons & Edible Cups
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Innovative Peanut Butter Dispensers
Innovative Peanut Butter Dispensers
The Peanut Butter Pump is Currently Being Funded on Indiegogo
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Multipurpose Concrete Barbecues
Multipurpose Concrete Barbecues
Noori is Not Just a Barbecue but a Pizza Oven and Fire Pit
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Reimagined Airplane Dining Experiences
Reimagined Airplane Dining Experiences
These Virgin Atlantic In-Flight Meals are Expertly Crafted
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Mexican Grill Garden Boxes
Mexican Grill Garden Boxes
Chipotle Made 'Home Grown Chipotle' Boxes for National Plant a Seed Day
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Cross-Sectioned Vehicle Food Vendors
Cross-Sectioned Vehicle Food Vendors
This Street Food Car by Benedetto Bufalino is a Fiat Coupe
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Frozen Spice Packs
Frozen Spice Packs
Occo's Spices are Affordable, Sustainable and Support Fresher Flavors
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Branded Condiment Installations
Branded Condiment Installations
'Tacotopia' Showcases the Versatility of Cholula Hot Sauce
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Reduced Packaging Grocery Stores
Reduced Packaging Grocery Stores
Waitrose is Trialling a Packaging-Free Products in the UK
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Convenient Whole Food Breakfasts
Convenient Whole Food Breakfasts
HOLOS' Muesli Packs are Full of Nutrients and Taste Great
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Glow-in-the-Dark Ramen Bars
Glow-in-the-Dark Ramen Bars
Bompas & Parr is Opening a Showstopping Ramen Noodle Bar in Atlanta
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Artistic Health Pop-Ups
Artistic Health Pop-Ups
Special K's Escape the Nonsense Breaks Myths & Promotes Healthy Nutrition
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Eco-Friendly Waste-Free Packaging
Eco-Friendly Waste-Free Packaging
MakeGrowLabs 'SCOBY' Wraps Make Use of Agricultural Waste
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Gamer-Branded Burritos
Gamer-Branded Burritos
Chipotle Teamed Up with YouTuber 'Myth' to Create the Myth Burrito
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Stylish Countertop Hydroponic Gardens
Stylish Countertop Hydroponic Gardens
Rotofarm by Bace Ensure Consumers Enjoy Fresh Veggies
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Eco-Conscious Modern Bakery Designs
Eco-Conscious Modern Bakery Designs
La Fille Du Boulanger's Aesthetic is Playful and Uplifting
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Strikingly Vibrant Diversity Ads
Strikingly Vibrant Diversity Ads
McDonald's Fries-Inspired Campaign is Stunningly Design-Friendly
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Circular Smart Gardens
Circular Smart Gardens
The OGarden Smart is Capable of Growing 90 Fruits & Vegetables at Once
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Eco-Friendly Plane Meals
Eco-Friendly Plane Meals
PriestmanGoode Thinks of the Planet When Revolutionizing Cabin Service
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Chic Ice Cream Stores
Chic Ice Cream Stores
Milk Train's Shop is Characterized by an Instagram-Friendly Aesthetic
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