Check out my BehindTheBurner.com review of Gestalten‘s awesome new book, Eat Out! It surveys the most interesting, contemporary restaurant concepts and designs, and includes wild restaurant spots like a dinner in the sky (table suspended 50 meters in the air by a crane) and an installation that envelops guests in a vapor of Gin and… Continue reading Eat Out! on BehindTheBurner.com
Chef Jamie Oliver‘s wish: teach every child about food. His TED presentation considers the existing food culture in America, and suggests solutions – on personal, community and governmental levels – to benefit our future. It’s only 20 minutes or so, and definitely worth watching.
When great design inspires healthy living, there’s not much more we can ask for. Y Water’s perfect union combines a cool and kid-friendly, 100% recyclable bottle with removable, biodegradable labeling and a flavored, vitamin- and mineral-rich, low-sugar, organic beverage. Once empty, the container becomes a toy that kids can link to other bottles through biodegradable,… Continue reading Y Water Takes Manhattan
Droog‘s “Tableau Tablecloth” was created by photographer Maurice Scheltens using the photogram technique, and reveals the aftermath of a (successful?) dinner party. This super-cool tablecloth comes in 6 and 8-person setting sizes that’ll cost you a pretty penny, running $560 and $630 each.
Check out my latest post at Behind the Burner to read about dining in style with Ali Siavoshi‘s playful lighting designs. This is art born of everyday objects many of us have around the house – wine glasses, hangers, umbrellas, and, as evidenced by “Hungry,” even cutlery.