One At A Time

November 13, 2012

By Gabrielle.

No. Way.

Design students Laurent Beirnaert, Pierre Bouvier and Paul Tubiana concocted this über-intricate popcorn making machine that — wait for it! — pops one exquisite kernel at a time. Buttered and salted, even. I imagine the commentary is partially about looking differently at a foodstuff that’s created quickly and in abundance and certainly without much thought. Possibly an unintended consequence, while I watched the video, I craved popcorn. (The video features a bunch of really cool student projects. The popcorn machine starts at 4:13.)

Didn’t your mouth water, too?

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Happy Friday - Designing Around
November 16, 2012 at 7:32 am

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1 Giulia November 13, 2012 at 7:56 am

i loved every single one of them. imagine how much fun it would be to study there?

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2 Gina November 13, 2012 at 8:12 am

In my next life I would like to go to design school. Very cool video. :)

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3 mandi@herbanhomestead November 13, 2012 at 12:41 pm

Wow! What a neat video! That knitting rocker is amazing! My son (6 yo) watched the whole thing with me, it was very cool!

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4 Jess November 14, 2012 at 3:09 am

Ha! The golden pencil company you linked to also sell golden (and silver) popcorn necklaces in their Etsy shop. Is it lunch yet?

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