front have sent us information on their ‘changing vase’ on show as part of the exhibition ‘chocolate’ curated by naoto fukasawa at 21_21 design sight , tokyo. the show opens today and will run until july 29th, 2007. ‘front were inspired by figuratively shaped chocolate wrapped in metal foil. the printed wrapping makes the chocolate into a decorative object and a toy. as a kid you were torn between wanting to tear offthe wrapping to eat the chocolate or keeping it. we have made a series of vases in one: a changing vase. a chocolate brown glass vase is coveredin five layers of foil. when you tear one layer off a new one will appear and change the expression of the vase.’ read more