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Preview: On the Nose

February 3, 2022

A new exhibition devoted to olfactory design engages the senses of sight and smell.

Architects Virginia San Fratello and Ronald Rael have taken the notion of a good cup of coffee to another level.

In 2013, they founded Bay Area–based Emerging Objects, which specializes in 3D-printed elements for buildings, interiors and environments. The duo has also used the technology to create artifacts with a meta twist: A coffeepot and pair of cups, for example, are composed of a material that includes coffee grounds.

Yes, it’s a coffee service made from coffee.

Read more of Anh-Minh Le’s article in the Nob Hill Gazette here.

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