Cute biscuits make me happy as a designer

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Zena bought me these biscuits from the Tofu Shop in Mt Albert. As someone who likes Asian graphic design and large-headed characters (see pages 22 & 23 of Makeshift Magazine #3) this is pretty much the best present I could hope for, especially having as much of a sweet tooth as I do. Look! The cute little biscuit-things are kissing! And dancing! And running and blushing and staring at things with their ginormous eyes!
I'm a big fan of character-based design, because let's face it – a biscuit is a biscuit and I don't care about them. They've all got sugar, they've all got chocolate stuff in them. But because these ones have cute anthropomorphic versions of themselves printed on the the box (and on the biscuits themselves), I'm that much more likely to remember them and buy them again. They're just so much more fun than boring Western biscuits – when did you last see digestives dancing around and being shy about their feelings towards each other?
Well, anyway, I would buy them if I wasn't broke. But that's not the biscuits' fault, they do their best. It was only $1.47 for the box, that's cheaper than a Cookie Time.

The box has very little English on it, but it does offer this website, for those that are interested.

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