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Created by latte artist, Kazuki Yamamoto.
A Happy Cat made from a latte? Einstein in foam? The Japanese have such a love of the cute and the whimsy.

See more images from today's NPR article by Maria Godoy, "Masterpiece in a Mug: Japanese Latte Art Will Perk You Up," featuring work by Japanese latte artists, Kazuki Yamamoto and Kohei Matsuno, also known as Mattsun. Kohei Matsuno's website contains a video of him creating his art, literally painting with espresso! And both tweet images of their daily frothy creations. 

Ephemeral art. Totally cool. 



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How can one sip away something this cute? Latte creation by Kazuki Yamamoto
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It's Kiki from Hayao Miyazaki's animated film, Kiki's Delivery Service! I love this film! I think this is a Mattsun latte.
 


Jennica
04/26/2013 6:54pm

I love this! I've never seen latte art other than leaves and hearts. Thanks for bringing this to light!

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04/28/2013 10:41am

Thanks, Jennica. It's the little things that make one giggle that are important!

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