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Food Design Competition: Grandma's Design
Grandma’s Design. Revisiting Europe’s Baking heritage’ wants to draw attention to the variety of baking traditions in Europe, as represented by grandmas from Belgium, Finland, Italy, the Netherlands, and Turkey. The project aims at preserving these baking traditions and breath new life into them by inviting Designers from across Europe to use the grandma’s recipe in its original form and the heritage surrounding it to create a new (baking) concept or product. In
other words, the soul of the grandmother’s recipe and story will be passed on and renewed through a contemporary design product.
New Summer Food Design course:
Food Design in France - summer workshop
Focus: Taking place in the French capital of Champagne province, the program will be hosted in the kitchens of L’Ecole Supérieure d’Art et de Design de Reims (L’ESAD). Emphasizing a maker-driven, cooking-centric approach, the program will reveal new perspectives into the ways that we engage and identify with our food. Using materials, gestures, forms and interactions, participants will investigate the role that ingredients, taste, shape and service play within food design.
New Designer: Eszter Imre
Eszter Imre is a Hungarian designer and ceramic artist living and working in Sweden, also known by her brand imreszti.
Her collections Ceffee Latte and Table-Wear in particular present an interesting take on designing for food and elevating tableware to jewellery. Eszter says: “I want you to remember this object: I want you to want it, to love it, to use it, to keep it for many years and pass it to your grandkids. I want to design a part of your day, a part of your life”. (Source: Eat Me, Appetite for Design. Page 87)
New Designer: Afroditi Krassa
Afroditi is currently working on branding and design of leading restaurant, office and retail establishments around the world followed soon after, as well as collaborations with prestigious producers such as lighting for Ligne Roset and Innermost, furniture for E&Y and Bonaldo, packaging for Pret A Manger and WMF and products for British American Tobacco and Phillip Morris.Some of her clients include Cafe Rouge, Gelato Mio, Itsu and Pret A Manger.
New Book: Eat Me. Appetite for Design
by Viction Workshop Ltd