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  • The Goûte spoon makes food 'taste better'
  • The Goûte spoon makes food 'taste better'
    Michel/Fabien & Joe Sarah (2017) ©
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The Goûte spoon makes food 'taste better'

Any child can tell you that cake mixture licked off of your fingers often tastes more delicious than the finished product. So design studio Michel/Fabian has created the Goûte spoon, which adapts the usual design of a spoon to replicate the sensation of licking your digits.

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