Taste of Chicago

Chef du Jour


Red, the most appetizing color in the spectrum, is enhanced with light and texture to create an elevated dining experience that stimulates the appetite. A natural gradient from red to white creates a soft haze overhead transforming the environment. Similar to changing tastes in areas of the mouth, the colors density changes as the diner moves position.


The work was created out of two hundred 3’ x 4’ sheets of polypropylene that we sourced from a local recycling company. The plastic was then screen printed on at Spudnick Press with a gradient of red hues.


We were commissioned by the The City’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and Chicago Artists' Coalition (CAC)



Photography by Julia Stotz.