“mocomeshi” designs surprising situation for eating.

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Do you have any ideas what these are in the picture above?
…Actually, it is a catered party table!!! You have never seen food hangs from a tree, have you?

Tomoko Ozawa, who established a project “mocomeshi”, is a food designer. With a concept “designing situation for eating,” she caters for reception parties, wedding parties and holds cooking school and events in a new way.

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Tomoko Ozawa

Ozawa used to be an interior designer, and her experience is reflected to create a unique food and space. Look at this picture carefully. Foods are not on real plates, but they are on hand drawn plates of paper.

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After guests enjoyed their meal, those drawn plates are torn off and pictures of empty plates pop out from underneath.
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Then mocomeshi arranges flowers onto those empty plates to decorate the table.
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She said she does not create art, just uses an aspect of art to solve daily problems.

I focus more on to solve daily questions and frustration, and would like to make a better situation. I am not happy every time I see messed tables as a party goes on, which let the idea come to my mind. Why don’t you arrange flowers on empty dishes? I believe people cannot put their trash beside beautiful flowers.

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“mocomeshi” shows that food is not just its taste; with her concept – “designing situation for eating” makes a lot of possibilities of food which is beyond people’s expectation and gives surprises at every moment.

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What’s the next you’ll see in the mocomeshi’s food?

[via Greenz.jp written by Yuki Hirakawa]
[English Text by Miyu Murofushi]


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http://www.mocomeshi.org/design/