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Texture Design with Chocolate

A course by BRIK chocolate
Chocolate Studio. London, United Kingdom.
Joined October 2020
, Chocolate Studio

Learn how to temper, color, and flavor chocolate to create delicious terrazzo, marble, and concrete textures

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  • 99% positive reviews (414)
  • 11058 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn how to temper, color, and flavor chocolate to create delicious terrazzo, marble, and concrete textures



  • 99% positive reviews (414)
  • 11058 students
  • 13 lessons (2h 44m)
  • 18 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Design is a discipline rich with mediums to explore, and when combined with chocolate, it becomes visual, tactile, and flavorsome. Through her chocolate design studio BRIK Chocolate, multidisciplinary designer Kia Utzon-Frank designs unique flavors and textures inspired by architectural surfaces.

Discover how to apply your creative ideas through the playful process of designing chocolate textures. Create unique flavors, combine colors, and most importantly, savor your unique confections.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Getting Started with Chocolate, Colours and Mold Making
  • U3
    U3. Creating Our Chocolate Designs
  • U4
    U4. Posting, Presentation and Tasting!
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Start by getting to know Brik Chocolate’s founder Kia Utzon-Frank and what led her to create her chocolate design studio. Discover where Kia draws inspiration from and her method for finding new ideas.

Get familiar with the ingredients, materials, and equipment you need to work safely and efficiently. Learn how to make your mold with Lego and create textures with baking paper. Understand the process of working with chocolate and how to temper it correctly. Discover how to mix colors to prepare your chocolate chips for your terrazzo design.

Learn Kia’s expert tricks to create your flavor-filled chocolate terrazzo design. Next, learn how to add charcoal to chocolate and create a modern concrete-inspired slab design. For your third creation, mix 3 different chocolate colors to create a shiny marble finish. Learn how to create your own silicone mold using an object of your choice, going through each step to cast your object perfectly and fill it with chocolate.

Before you taste your chocolate creations, get Kia’s tips on photographing your designs and sharing them on social media. Explore different ways of presenting your work and how best to store it. Finish the course by discovering how to pair your chocolate with different food and drinks to create interesting combinations.

What is this course's project?

Create three different chocolate textures inspired by architectural materials and then create a mold, cast around a chosen object to make original flavored chocolate.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for curious, design-oriented creatives who would like to learn how to create texture designs with chocolate.

Requirements and materials

As for materials you will need some large and small microwaveable plastic bowls, silicone spatulas, a blender, a food thermometer, silicone spatulas, baking paper, cardboard, double-sided tape, cling film, latex powder-free gloves, a mixing container, a scale, silicone, a mixing stick, mold-release spray, dish-washing soap, water, Lego blocks, blue roll, a knife, a chopping board, a hair-dryer or heat gun, a fridge, a microwave.

To give color and flavor to your textures, you will need white chocolate, charcoal, color powders, chai tea, strong black tea, pink peppercorn, matcha powder, spirulina, Earl Grey tea, lemongrass essential oil, and black sesame seeds.


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BRIK chocolate

A course by BRIK chocolate

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Chocolate Studio

BRIK Chocolate designs and hand-makes intricate, delicious chocolate textures inspired by architectural surfaces. Founded in 2020 by designer Kia Utzon-Frank and strategist Raffaella Baruzzo, BRIK chocolate seeks to bring a new meaning to eye candy by using natural ingredients, innovation, and a sustainable commitment to our planet.

BRIK Chocolate’s Kia Utzon-Frank is a London-based Danish designer with a passion for creating genre-defying designs. Her clients include Wallpaper*, Sir Terence Conran, Harry Styles, Tom Dixon, The Barbican, Boghossian Jewelery, and Goop. She has created a new perception of this classic indulgence that sparks surprise, wonder, and continuous development of new ideas.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Getting Started with Chocolate, Colours and Mold Making

    • Introducing Materials and Setting Up Your Cooking Space
    • Making a Mold
    • Chocolate Basics: Knowing Our Main Ingredient and Tempering the Chocolate
    • How to Mix Colours and Textures and Colour Palette Overview
  • U3

    Creating Our Chocolate Designs

    • Making a Terrazzo Design Slab
    • Making a Concrete Design Slab
    • Making a Marble Design Slab
    • How to Cast an Object in a Silicon Mold 1
    • How to Cast an Object in a Silicon Mold 2
  • U4

    Posting, Presentation and Tasting!

    • How to Store, Transport and Package Your Work Sustainably
    • How to Pair and Taste Chocolate
  • FP

    Final project

    • Texture Design with Chocolate

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Texture Design with Chocolate. Craft, and Design course by BRIK chocolate Best seller

Texture Design with Chocolate

A course by BRIK chocolate
Chocolate Studio. London, United Kingdom.
Joined October 2020
  • 99% positive reviews (414)
  • 11058 students