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

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0900, Sensory Table

The dining table is theatrical. It is rooted in rituals, embellished by tableware, and activated by social life. We eat not just with our tongues, mouths, and noses but also with our eyes, fingers, lips, and ears. Creatively designed vessels and utensils stimulate desire and underscore the drama of the table. A bowl made from flexible materials quivers in response to touch. A bumpy spoon stimulates the mouth.

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