manga plates by mika tsutai manga plates by mika tsutai
may 17, 2011

manga plates by mika tsutai

combination of plates 1

‘manga plates’ is the graduate project of mika tsutai studying at the kyoto institute of technology in japan.  each plate from the collection features various black and white drawings, which take on the personality of a frame from a manga anime. when food is arranged in a certain way among the plates, an animated visual is created. by placing these dishes in a particular manner you can transform your dinner table into a story, just like that of a page from a japanese comic.

combination of plates 1

combination of plates 1

flash / sushi

volcano / kouglof

gun / kiwi

punch / pudding

sweat / folk

  • lovely design 🙂

    k says:
  • J’ADORE ! Des assiettes BD !

    Jean-Pierre Pérusse says:
  • I thought I was sick of Manga (if I was ever into it at all), but these are amazing, so effective and actually appropriate for the type of food as well as being entertaining.

    B says:
  • These are absolutely awesome. Love the concept of using the plates together with the food to tell a story. It also reminds me of the [url=http://www.creativeroots.org/?p=8231] Tokyo Bar [/url] in NYC

    Rod says:
  • where can i buy these?! they would make the perfect gift!

    laitue says:
  • These are a delight to the eye. Fantastic styling and photography. Mot only are the plates fantastic fun, but the whole arrangements, backgrounds, food and implements make a beautiful composition.

    Leslie Wilson-Rutterford says:
  • Pretty please make these avail for sale, as you can see (many web sites) they’re getting a *lot* of attention !

    Fuyuasha says:

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.

comments policy
LOG IN
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

(29 articles)

design news