Edible Pavilion

Alex Daxböck and Chris Precht from Penda designed the Austrian pavilion for the Milan
Expo in 2015. As the theme for the expo was “Feeding the planet, energy for life”, they’ve created an edible design, with which they tend to promote the importance of locally grown food. Continue Reading →

Rotting fruit market

At the Adelaide festival of ideas in Australia, there was a fruit market filled with rotting fruits and vegetables. During the festival, the market was left untended and people could watch the rotting fruit true the windows. Continue Reading →

Growing a lamp?

The Myx lamp by Jonas Edvard consists of plant fibers that were “glued” together by mushroom mycelium. During the two week production of the lamp, 500 to 600 grams of Oyster mushrooms can be harvested. Continue Reading →

Sharing food photos to share actual food

Feedie is an app that transforms food photos (which are shared online in large numbers) into actual food for disadvantaged children in South Africa. Every time one takes a photo of a meal enjoyed in one of the participating restaurants, the restaurant donates money to the value of one meal to the Lunchbox Fund, who in their turn provide food for hungry children.

Crystal on a stick

For the Vienna Design Week, the design duo Bertille & Mathieu teamed up with the crystal manufacturer Lobmeyr, creating Lobmeyr Experimental Sweet Factory. To make the brand a little bit more accessible, they made lollipops, pointing out similarities between the process of candy making and crystal manufacturing (which are both done by melting and boiling powders). The design duo used Lobmeyrs products as tools for molding the shapes of the sweets, in order to make them look like crystal on a stick.

The fruit of imagination

French photographer Christel Jeanne proved anyone wrong, who ever said fruit and vegetables weren’t fun. With her photo series ‘les fruits de mon imagination’ (part 1 and part 2), she put new life into them and created cool looking animals.

DIY Magnum

The Magnum Pleasure Store is like a second home for all the chocolate lovers out there. Since a few months now, you can design your very own magnum in one of the Pleasure Stores in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan, New York or Shanghai. In the store you can buy a ‘naked’ magnum, which you then coat with your favorite chocolate (classic, infinite Continue Reading →

Poetry of Light

After turning the lamp on, the chocolae will slowy melts due to the heat penetration. In approx 15 minutes holes will develop and rays of light will come out of the lamp. This process of seeing and waiting will make you even more curious and wanting to eat the chocolat.

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Cut Food

Very cool food pics of food products cut in half, made by food photographer Beth Galton. Check em out!

optic chocolate illusion

Chocolate on a high speed turning table in combination with a stroboscope resulting in an optical illusion. Visit the Philip Island Chocolate Factory in Australia or just check out the video.