As food businesses commercialize, traditional tools and eqipment used by local food vendors has declined. In order to remember these cookers of ingenuity, we visited the neighborhoods and the streets trying to take a peek into the stories and relationships between the tools and their vendors. We hope to give the people a better picture of the food culture in our homeland.
The embroidery patterns and needlework of Tainan’s deity garments are the most distinctive symbols of Taiwan’s traditional craftsmanship and culture. This creation reinterprets the beauty of traditional art by converting embroidery and auspicious motifs, combining them with binding design and an interactive toolkit for readers.
Plastic products account for about 60 percent of human life.Besides high technical thresholds, it is also difficult for the public to access the production, thus causing an inadequate understanding of plastic products, which is of extensive usage.The scrap that remains from mass production is something that most people have never seen in their memories of plastic.We take these non-human products as the basis of art forms, enabling the undefined organic objects to arouse the public’s sense of plastic usage from distinctive outlooks.
Since animals are popular with children, we combine animal facts with rulers which are for learning quantity, units of measurements in elementary school. Meanwhile, we add interactive structure in order to derive great pleasure from using ruler. We hope children will enjoy learning math and know diverse species of animals on earth.
Taiwan is an island full of natural resources, containing eleven of the twelve soil types found around the world. To help explaining the variety of soil types to the public, we have focused on demonstrating this through food. Each biscuit has a different appearance and texture aligned with the different soil types found around the island. Through eating these, the consumer will develop a better appreciation of each soil variety.