Vanilla Vanilla Vanilla 2017Sugar Sculpture/ Lighting
Sugar, Vanilla Extract, LED
Intrigued by how advertisements lure people, I used the sweetness of the sugar as a metaphor for the temptation.
Sweet, warm scent of vanilla extract draws viewers to the edible lighting.
Aesthetic choices were made based on neon light advertisements.
Q. Can you taste the light?
1. 3D Modeling and CNC Milling
Creating a negative one part mold with food safe silicon
2. Testing with Jello and Sugar for casting
First test with Jello: needed more gelatin
Boiling sugar up to the hard crack temperature