Saturday, 18 October 2014

FOOD MOOD


Archaeologists have found drawings of food on the walls of Egyptian pyramids. In ancient Egyptian culture it was believed that those drawings, through magical properties, would nourish those gone on to the after life. Things haven’t changed much since then. . . today you will find depictions of food on the walls of restaurants, people’s homes and in hotels.


NEWS - CATERING GISPEN POP UP STORE

Several times i have created special caterings for GISPEN. This time for their new pop-up store for the launch of the Gispen Outline series by designer Peter van de Water. Mostly I get carte blanche and make use of the beautiful furniture and design products from Gispen. Overwhelmingly positive response to the Food Art and the yummy white coconut cocktails. What a bustling place in the heart of Amsterdam!






NEWS - FOOD DESIGN CHEESEMAKER





Why homemade cheese is cool? 

Netherlands is a cheese country, but how do you make cheese? With this wooden cheese press made ​​of durable oak, you are able to hand make your own cheese at home. Let's search for the perfect cheese. Experiment, play and explore.There is also a booklet for beginners. So really anyone can make their own cheese...... 



FOOD & TEXTILE - INTO THE SHOP



New in the shop. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium, Renilde De Peuter has been crafting all her life. Renilde is a versatile textile artist, equally gifted at crochet, embroidery, knitting, weaving, and prefers to work with recycled materials......



NEWS - FOOD DESIGN CONCEPT EFFIE AWARDS

Recently I worked on the Food Design Concept for 30 years Effie Awards on behalf of FB producties. A tasty and festive award show in a packed Rabozaal the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam at the Leidseplein. Around 350 guests from the advertising world were enjoying dinner. The concept was executed to perfection by chef Niels Roborgh and 18 cooks from restaurant Stanislavski.





Thursday, 16 October 2014

FOOD & DESIGN - INTO THE SHOP


Finnish textile designer and Central Saint Martins College & Royal College of Art graduate Jonna Saarinen’s work combines influences from Nordic nature and memories of times gone by, brought together in a range of interior items developed by hand drawing, mark making and screen printing. You will find several of her bright and beautiful work in the shop.



FOOD MEETS CREATIVITY RESEARCH BLOG


We eat every day, everyone and everywhere, I like to zoom in at the moment food meets creativity. Not only the trendy details of designers, stylists, chefs, or artists, but all typical behavior, rituals, experiments, perspectives, jokes, decorations, celebrations from you and me together. 

In my Blog i did research for over more then one year.....
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Wednesday, 15 October 2014

FOOD EXHIBITION DINING WITH THE TSARS

Food Culture at Hermitage Amsterdam

Dining with the Tsars  - 6 September 2014 – 1 March 2015

I'm very happy to see another great museum is taking the change to relate to our historical food culture. Showing off time. A culinary view of imperial dining customs, in a culture where banquets of 300 dishes were no exception.

Monday, 13 October 2014

FOOD & ART - INTO THE SHOP




I am not a strong fan of Picasso but i'm totally in love with his ceramic work. It was in the summer of 1946, that Picasso experimented in the ceramics medium, creating original ceramics of varied shapes, colors, creating ceramics in a multitude of forms such as plates, pitchers, plaques, and vases.