Student Spotlight: Geneviève Côté
"If it is indirectly the quest of spices that led
to the discovery of the Americas by Europeans, the passion has
definitely not had much influence on American cuisine and, in fact,
except salt, pepper marginal and some spices, we are collectively
ignorant regarding all these subtleties that distinguish the food of
men from that of animals.
in my packaging
course has investigated this issue and tried to solve some problems
identified as a cause for the cultural deprivation. First, the spices
should not be exposed to light and therefore; she must develop an
opaque package. Secondly, the fact that spices are often poorly
identified and badly presented, there is a problem of identification
but also recovery to be solved. In short, we forget the contents of all
bags lying in the bottom of the closet and therefore we don’t use them.
The major concept was based on the recovery of the spice through a very
Genevieve was very busy in developing those
pretty triangular prisms for a large number of spices known and less
known. The result is striking and the modular boxes allow very
interesting geometrical configurations." -Sylvain Allard
More images after the jump.