menu

Jackson Pollock Inspired These Paint-Splattered Chocolate Bars

Jackson Pollock Inspired These Paint-Splattered Chocolate Bars
culture

Unelefante connected with a family of chocolatiers to create hand-painted artisanal chocolate bars.

Daniela Walker
  • 12 may 2014

Unelefante is an online gift shop based in Mexico – but unlike other similar stores, there are no knick-knacks made in China to be found in Unelefante. Rather they pair with Mexican artisans to create unique gifts – like their chocolate range, which looks more suited to a museum than a gift shop.

Unelefante-Chocolate-Packaging-Mexico-A.jpg

Tatiana Sanchez, founder and creative director of Unelefante, wanted to add chocolate to the gifts sold in the shop, but instead of sourcing any old brand, she reached out to Jorge Llanderal, a master chocolatier. The first bar they made was inspired by the splatter artwork of Jackson Pollock – with colorful chocolate cocoa butter splashed across the chocolate bar emulating the drippy bursts of color that Pollack was famous for.

Also in the line is their bark chocolate bar, which contains crystallized flower petals, cardamom, and pieces of dry apricots and pistachios. Fittingly it is named El Jardín Secreto – the Secret Garden.

Unelefante-Chocolates-Gifts-Mexico-C.jpg

Telling KNSTRCT about these and other creations Unelefante has made, Sanchez explained:

These creations have the ability to generate an unforgettable experience and really make people smile.

Unelefante is not just about creating and curating nice gifts, it is about promoting the artisan and design community within Mexico, reminding consumers that there is beauty in handmade craft – especially when it comes to edible craft.

Unelefante-Chocolates-Gifts-Mexico-Design-D.jpg

Unelefante
[h/t] KNSTRCT

culture
Trending

DIY Kit Lets You Build Your Own Wooden Bike, Boat Or Caravan

Design & Architecture
Culture Today

Messaging Add-On Helps You Correct Your Friends’ Bad Grammar

An iMessage sticker pack will help you copyedit text messages

Automotive Today

Mercedes-Benz Introduces A New Electric Mobility Brand

The separate entity aims to simplify the identification of Mercedes EV products to customers

Trending

Get PSFK's Related Report: Future of Retail: Technology Primer

See All
Mobile Today

Tinder’s New Feature Makes Swiping A Group Effort

The dating app wants to democratize its gestural interaction by buying in to the social polling trend pervasive among millennials

Related Expert

Hunter Jensen

Mobile, Geolocation, Interaction

Syndicated Today

Autonomous Garbage Drone Prevents Trash From Reaching Deep Ocean

The solar-powered WasteShark collects refuse closer to the source: the harbor

Automotive Today

Aston Martin Reveals Its Own Luxury Powerboat

The sleek AM37 echoes styling elements from the British brand's sports cars

Advertising Today

An Escort Website Fights Violence Against Sex Workers

The advocacy campaign from McCann aims uncover the human toll of the exploitative industry

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Automotive
Scenarios Driving The Digital Transformation Of An Industry
NEW

PSFK Op-Ed september 28, 2016

Energy Expert: How American Consumers Are Taking Control Of Their Power Use

Jennifer Tuohy, green tech expert at The Home Depot, discusses green home technologies and developments for renewable technologies in US homes

PSFK Labs Yesterday

The 10 Steps To Discover, Hire, Develop Your Next Leader

PSFK's Future of Work report outlines key steps in the employee development path to empower next-gen leaders

Culture Today

LIFE Magazine Relaunches In Pure VR

The general interest periodical, which ceased publication in 2000, has turned into a portal for virtual reality content

Mobile Today

Reorder This Detox Drink With A Simple Text Message

Dirty Lemon is streamlining its communication by letting customers place orders, ask product questions and request help exclusively through chat

Op-Ed Today

The Future Of The American Workforce Requires Unbundling College Education

President of JetBlue Technology Ventures: developing corporate education programs for non-traditional students

Retail Today

Gilt’s Pop-Up House Is The Kind Of Store You’ll Want To Live In

The New York City townhouse plays host to the latest in retail inspiration, curation, and lifestyle activation (and some libations, too)

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Work
Cultivating The Next Generation Of Leaders
NEW

Mobile Today

Registering To Vote Is Now Just A Text Away

A new bot aims to mobilize underrepresented groups this election season through SMS and Facebook Messenger

Africa Today

Virtual Reality Game Gives Lessons About Emergency Birth Care

LIFE is a serious tool that takes advantage of new technology to help save lives

Luxury Today

Shoe Repair Has Moved Onto Your Phone

Cobbler Concierge is an on-demand service to get your footwear fixed online

No search results found.