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Iconic geek images as latte art (pictures)

Japanese artist Yuko Honda uses a latte's liquid canvas to create creamy logos inspired by popular Web sites and software. Drink some of them in here.

Christopher MacManus
Crave contributor Christopher MacManus regularly spends his time exploring the latest in science, gaming, and geek culture -- aiming to provide a fun and informative look at some of the most marvelous subjects from around the world.
Christopher MacManus
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Lattemail

Gmail becomes lattemail in the hands of Yuko Honda. On her blog Geeklatte, the 37-year old Japanese artist occasionally posts images of delightful geek-inspired art made atop fresh espresso drinks. Honda uses a popsicle stick and paintbrush to create savory imagery often inspired by Web services and software.
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Firefox fuel

Honda created this mesmerizing Firefox logo (complete with planet) on a latte.
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Yahoo logo

A creamy Yahoo logo.
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Angry Bird

Would an angry bird fly more enthusiastically if it had a latte? Angry Birds makes an appearance in this latte art.
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Tweet tweet

Honda's Twitter bird latte art looks just like the logo used for the popular microblogging Web site. It probably tastes better, though.
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Amazon art

Amazon may sell nearly everything from A to Z, but the skills of a master latte artist are priceless.
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Apple Mapspresso

This Apple Maps icon in latte form appears very similar to the real icon seen on newer iPhones.
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Instalatte

Instagram's recognizable icon looks rather delicious when seen through a creamy lens.
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Artist at work

Last month, Honda visited the Gmail team in San Francisco and whipped up some branded brews. Here, she carefully manipulates cream to create the perfect Gmail envelope.

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