Chopsticks Plus

September 29th, 2009

Chopsticks Plus One and Two is a design project by Aïssa Logerot. He designed 2 different sets of chopsticks. The first one is a hybrid with a spoon and can be used for different dishes. The second set contains a toothpick.

Chopsticks Plus by Aïssa Logerot

Chopsticks Plus by Aïssa Logerot

Chopsticks Plus by Aïssa Logerot

Chopsticks Plus by Aïssa Logerot

Chopsticks Plus by Aïssa Logerot

found at designboom weblog

Philips Food Design Probes

August 20th, 2009

Food Design Probes is a research project by Philips. They developed ideas how we will eat and source our food in the future, like in 15 to 20 years. There are 3 products we might have in our homes by then:

The Nutrition Monitor. It basically has 3 parts, a sensor which you have to swallow, a scanner which can measure the nutritional value of food and a display device. So you’ll exactly know what your body needs and what kind of effect your food will have on it.

The Nutrition Monitor - Philips Food Design Probes

The Food Printer. Remember the 3D sugar printer? Well, this is the next generation. The machine brings molecular gastronomy to your kitchen. “Feed” is with some ingredients, pick a shape, let it print … and voilà your amazing 3D dish is ready. I can’t wait to see all the opensource 3D recipes that will be available!

The Food Printer - Philips Food Design Probes

Biosphere Home Farm. It’s a 21st century aquarium crossed with stylish shelving unit, it contains fish, plants and other mini ecosystems.

The Biosphere Home Farm - Philips Food Design Probes

And this is how your plates could look like.

Baked Alaska
Philips Food Design Probes

An assortment platter from left, papaya sorbet with yogurt crust, grapes of foie, chicken and sweetcorn chowder, mojito mis en bouche.
Philips Food Design Probes

Papaya sorbet with a yoghurt crust.
Philips Food Design Probes

Bird’s nest soup.
Philips Food Design Probes

Death by chocolate.
Philips Food Design Probes

Grapes of foie.
Philips Food Design Probes

found at wallpaper magazine

Green Pink Caviar

July 30th, 2009

Green Pink Caviar is an eight minute high definition video by Marilyn Minter. She filmed some models licking candy and cake decoration, from under a pane of glass. Very lush!

The mouth is one of her favorite subjects. She paints some of her photographs on metal with translucent enamel paint to produce luminous finish. And they are huge, this first image “Quails Egg” measures 7 by 4 foot. The 2 other images are large C-Prints.

Quails Egg by Marilyn Minter

Deep Throat by Marilyn Minter

Chewing Pink by Marilyn Minter

found at DTYBYWL

Global Street Food

June 11th, 2009

Global Street Food” is an exhibition curated by Mike Meiré for Dornbracht Edges.

“Global Street Food” is dedicated to the fascination with improvised kitchens in public places. Urban fast food stations navigating the contrast between pragmatic dilettantism and complexity in the smallest of spaces.

You can see it at the Vitra Design Museum till July 12th in Weil am Rhein, Germany.

“Coffee waggon” from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Coffee waggon from Buenos Aires, Argentina

“Cotton candy stand” from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cotton candy stand from Buenos Aires, Argentina

“Grill” from Kampala, Uganda

Grill from Kampala, Uganda

“Floating market” from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Floating market from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

„Cheese and sausage stand” from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cheese and sausage stand from Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Seed

March 20th, 2009

“The Seed” is a short film made by Johnny Kelly about nature’s life cycle. He used a mixture of stop motion papercraft and 2D drawn animation. It was commissioned by Adobe to promote their Creative Suite 4. On the Adobe Artists website, you can see the work of Nando Costa, work by Genevieve Gauckler & Erik Natzke and Cisma will be added later this month.

The making of “The Seed”:


March 13th, 2009

Scanwiches: scans of sandwiches. I’m hungry now.



found at i heart photograph

Crumb Birds

March 4th, 2009

Crumb Birds by Vurro ClaretA nice idea by Curro Claret.

Tea Fountain

December 17th, 2008

Tea Fountain by Sonja Vordermaier.

Tea Fountain by Sonja Vordermaier

found at FFFFOUND!

Fort Knox

December 3rd, 2008

Fort Knox is a luxurious wine rack reserved for a single bottle, designed by Sietze Kalkwijk.

Fort Knox by Sietze Kalkwijk


November 26th, 2008

These small Panettone cakes were sent out last year to promote Greenford Printing. The 5 boxes feature special dates from Christmas Eve to New Years Day, each one representing a different pantone colour. A very nice idea by Purpose.