Sensory Appetites; Exhibition design by Studio Joseph; Photo: Matt Flynn ? Smithsonian Institution

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0700, Sensory Appetites

Have you ever drooled at the sight of something delicious? We eat with our eyes, responding to color, texture, and shape. How might food be grown, harvested, prepared, and consumed in new ways? Design can arouse our desire with tantalizing allusions to food and seduce us into gluttony?—or it can encourage us to slow down and savor the moment.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Senses: Design Beyond Vision.

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