nendo: aromatherapy candle holder for häagen dazs nendo: aromatherapy candle holder for häagen dazs
may 09, 2012

nendo: aromatherapy candle holder for häagen dazs

‘aromatherapy candleholder’ with aromatic oil diffuser by nendo for häagen-dazs all photos by häagen-dazs japan




nendo has created an aromatherapy candle holder for american company häagen-dazs as a gift item for the premium frozen treats brand. the japanese design studio has taken the ice cream maker’s iconic paper cup and transformed it into a ceramic vessel with a lid and accompanying plastic spoon with additional ‘melting’ details to imitate a pot of vanilla ice cream. the placement of a candle within the cup,  gradually releasing its essence as it liquifies, is meant to remind one of the way that a spoon of vanilla ice cream defrosts and softens within their mouth,  releasing the essential fragrant flavor. when the candle isn’t lit you can use the lid and spoon as an aromatic oil diffuser. 

the evolution of the häagen-dazs cup into a ceramic aromatherapy candle holder

each piece is stamped with the collaborating companies logo

  the spoon and lid of the set function as an aromatic oil diffuser

the cups have ‘melting ice cream’ details

the candle holder in use

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