Posts tagged "food"
A solar kitchen restaurant

A solar kitchen restaurant

One of our best experiences during this years Milan Design Week was the Lapin Kulta solar kitchen restaurant by Finnish food visionary Antto Melasniemi and Catalan designer Martí Guixé. It was all about a celebration to the sun, gourmet cooking, beer, life and art on its trail towards the never-setting summer sun of the Arctic...
Noma awarded best restaurant in the world

Noma awarded best restaurant in the world

The S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, organised by Restaurant magazine, is an annual snapshot of the opinions and experiences of over 800 international restaurant industry experts. The winners were presented yesterday and the Danish restaurant Noma has stayed in the number one spot for a second year in a row. Last year Noma rose...
The story behind the Pure Black knife series for Stelton

The story behind the Pure Black knife series for Stelton

Pure Black knife series is designed by Stebastian Holmbäck and Ulrik Nordentoft of HolmbäckNordentoft for Danish producer Stelton. We set ourselves the challenge of interpreting the most basic of human tools – and how can you make something entirely different from an already pretty well proven concept? So the approach was as simple as; what...
Chocolate + conservation: a delicious partnership

Chocolate + conservation: a delicious partnership

Philipp Kauffmann, co-founder of Original Beans isn’t just making chocolate that tastes better – it also makes the planet better. Made from rare cacao beans (the brand produced the world’s first single-source chocolate from the Congo), the pleasures on the tongue extend to the conscience as Original Beans plants a tree in the chocolate’s place...
Hang around & toss around

Hang around & toss around

  Muuto launches HANG AROUND & TOSS AROUND designed by KiBiSi. The kitchen utensils combine form, function and craftsmanship. The wooden tools are precisely designed and crafted for a sleek modern look and improved functionality. The innovative extrusion cut in the back of Hang Around lets you work freely in the kitchen, while your utensils...
The Restaurant at the Royal Academy of Arts

The Restaurant at the Royal Academy of Arts

Interior design practice, Design Research Studio, under the direction of Tom Dixon, have created the interior for the new restaurant at the Royal Academy of Arts. This is the latest project for renowned restaurateur Oliver Peyton of Peyton and Byrne. The 150 cover restaurant opened to the public 19th January 2011. The 250 m2 refurbishment...
Vegan fast food hits Singapore

Vegan fast food hits Singapore

Fast food has a bad rap and vegan food is seen as tasteless and boring but Veganburg a new restaurant in Singapore is changing these perceptions. Director Alex Tan explains why a vegan lifestyle is not only hip, cool and healthy, but also tasty. What made you set up Veganburg? I’ve been a vegetarian for...
Motion + Design + Magic: delivering the concept to the stomach

Motion + Design + Magic: delivering the concept to the stomach

The food and drinks served at a party are as important as the party itself. For opening parties, say to launch an exhibition, even more so. It’s integral. But few event producers think in this integrated way. The food and drinks on offer should be a reflection of the essence of the exhibition. What guests...
Installation in a house of food

Installation in a house of food

Måltidets Hus (The House of Food) is the new 9000 m2 national and international resource centre for food development, host of the Gastronomic Institute and Norwegian chef team. Ralston & Bau was commissioned by Figgjo to make a permanent installation in the reception hall. A central wall that runs three flights high was transformed into...
Chocolate Wars: Simplicity versus irony.

Chocolate Wars: Simplicity versus irony.

Chokladfabriken is a must for many – and a personal favorite – in Stockholm. So, to get some goodies in the form of a thin pure chocolate slice, from Chocolat Factory – straight from the heart of Barcelona, was a funny thing that ended up with some comparative research. A look to these parallel stories...