A CV that looks good enough to eat

chocolate cv

Roden wants the project to get him noticed by the right people

When you're a student or graduate, the prospect of trying to get your name out into the industry can be an incredibly daunting endeavour. So, the more creative you are, the better your chances of catching the right eye. Peter Roden – currently studying graphic design at London College of Communication – has come up with a delicious way to showcase his skills.

"I'm currently taking a year in industry between the second and third years of my degree to gain valuable experience and work with professionals," he begins. "This is my latest self initiated project 'Chocolate Grotesque'; it was designed to be a beautiful, edible and engaging self promotional tool.

"I am hoping that through this project I will be able to get some interesting graphic design opportunities during the year." With beautifully presented letterpress and a unqiue spin on the tried-and-tested CV, we're sure his efforts won't go unnoticed.

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Roden had to 3D print it as single piece of resin, then mould it in liquid silicone, before filling it with Rococo chocolate

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The wrapper was hand printed from metal plates to achieve the aesthetic of original printing specimens

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Clever placement means Roden can showcase his skills clearly

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The typeface has been used across all of Roden's personal brands

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Sammy Maine

Sammy Maine was a founding member of the Creative Bloq team way back in the early 2010s, working as a Commissioning Editor. Her interests cover graphic design in music and film, illustration and animation. Since departing, Sammy has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Independent & Metro, and currently co-edits the quarterly music journal Gold Flake Paint.