Exactly two years ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to spend 2 months in Southern Spain, mostly in Barcelona and also in Valencia. While riding the train from Barcelona to Valencia, I realized that in the picturesque scenery of this gorgeous nation, design inspiration truly was everywhere. In the past I often felt that design inspiration needed to come from an authorized style source like magazines or trendsetters, but that truly, truly, truly isn’t the case.
Although the natural scenery was AMAZING, what really caught my eye was the stunning works of art that draped buildings and bridges in the form of graffiti. For many people, graffiti is seen as an act of vandalism, but for many others, it is actually art. And if you are somewhat familiar with urban culture, you know that there are some successful artists who have managed to become renowned for their celebrated graffiti work.
And as you know, cake designers are also artists who are able to translate their client’s personalities, sense of style and vision into cake form. The cake then becomes the canvas and the source of inspiration is really only bound by your own limitations.
As a way to celebrate the artistic skills of cake designers and also the urban legacy of graffiti, let’s indulge in some serious eye candy that mixes street chic with the culinary arts in the form of graffiti cake inspiration.