Design Meme: The Trendy Pig
A visual compendium of the gallant swine
With bacon notoriously being referred to at the "gateway meat" for weak-kneed vegetarians, not to mention the tried-and-true trope that "everything tastes better" with the crispy, crunchy mood-altering foodstuff, there's really no need to exalt the satiating virtues of the pig in all its meaty forms — not on a food website, at least.
Still, we can't get enough of the hog. Even with reports of a global pork shortage striking in the next year or two, there's been no dearth of the swine in design, from porcine tabletop accessories to branding and graphics, as well as the now-standard chef and pig portrait.
Scroll down to get your fix 'til lunchtime.