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Posts Tagged: Food and Drink

Edible Poster

Categories: Art + Graphics, DIY + How To
Edible Poster

In my ongoing search for projects that bring type to the next level… I came across Anna Garforth. Anna has a strong background in design and illustration and is known to take things to the next level. Her nifty fingers work moss into beautiful lettering, cookie dough into edible posters and rubbish into — Continue reading

Diane von Furstenberg :: Home Collection

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Diane von Furstenberg :: Home Collection

I think I’ve died and gone to faceted, boldly-colored, animal-printed heaven!  Diane von Furstenberg just released a new home collection consisting of dinnerware, drinkware, and bedding.  Hands down my favorite, the faceted dinner and salad plates offer a unique dining experience in a very on-trend shape.  Check out the complete — Continue reading

Good coloring=Good cooking

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests
Good coloring=Good cooking

“good painting, good coloring, is comparible to good cooking. Even a good cooking recipe demands tasting and repeated tasting while it is being followed. And the best tasting still depends on a cook with a taste.” said Josef Albers, an influential teacher, writer, painter and color theorist. Oli Sihvonen, a — Continue reading

Modern Tea Towels

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Tea Towels

With the weather starting to change, I am starting to dream of the lazy afternoons of baking and cooking.  Here are some wonderfully architectural and clever towels from Girls Can Tell  to add to your collection.    Classic Holga    Tandem Bike   Beer Lovers    

Looking to the Past for Inspiration and Motivation

Categories: Uncategorized
Looking to the Past for Inspiration and Motivation

This weekend was spent participating in an annual family tradition that dates back long before anyone can remember.  The change of the season is marked by sudden cool snaps, shorter days, and a bountiful fall harvest.  Each fall in early September vine-ripened grapes make their journey from vineyards around the — Continue reading

Lens Quencher

Categories: DIY + How To, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Lens Quencher

Saw this over at BTLD and had to share. How many of our photog-nerds have been missing this in their lives?!    My only complaint is that it's not a Nikon lens. Learn more and buy it here.

Redesign of the Plastic Bottle

Categories: Sustainability
Redesign of the Plastic Bottle

Great design is simple and innovative. Period. Check out Andrew Kim’s Coca Cola design proposal.

Turkish Tea?

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Turkish Tea?

I recently returned from a trip to Turkey, where I expected to see everyone drinking Turkish coffee. And while there was plenty of that beverage, the more ubiquitous liquid was tea, apple tea to be precise. It was so utterly delicious, and you could have it everywhere! You popped into — Continue reading

Rapha Cycling Classics Visit NYC for 3 months

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Rapha Cycling Classics Visit NYC for 3 months

Rapha a British based maker of cycling clothing and gear in classical style has decided to give its NY audience a hands on experience of their gear and aesthetic. In saying hands on we mean the full blown experience including Tour de France memorabilia, their vintage Citroen delivery van from — Continue reading

Into the heart of Denmark’s heritage

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Into the heart of Denmark’s heritage

  Historical yet timeless: Royal Copenhagen’s very first porcelain dinner service, the Blue Fluted pattern is as graceful as when it was first adopted in 1775 as the very first porcelain dinner service. Centuries later, Blue Fluted Plain is a cultural cornerstone as well as a part of the fabric — Continue reading

Primary Shakers :: Jasco Chan

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Primary Shakers :: Jasco Chan

A minimalist's dream, no doubt.  Primary Shakers: consider yourselves wish list-ed. About:  The most primary of forms married with the most primary of colors. Automatically charming, this trio of salt, pepper, and sugar shakers recalls the good old days we all had as children playing with brightly colored geometric toy — Continue reading

Mood Mugs :: Thabto

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Mood Mugs :: Thabto

These new mugs from London-based design studio Thabto (short for "two heads are better than one") are pure silliness.  Not that that's a bad thing.  I'm all for more humor in the design world! Available in three moods: "Happy as Larry", "Monstrously Moody", and "Seriously Sleepy".  All three designs make — Continue reading

Kitschy Kitchenwares

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Kitschy Kitchenwares

Right now, I'm loving modern, kitchy kitchenwares!     From top to bottom: Mandarin Citrus-Squeezer w/ Goblet 'Mr.Cold' Liquid Soap Dispenser Klaus and Yves Shakers Cico Egg Cup w/ Salt-Shaker and Spoon Food Face Plate Josephine Banana Kitchen Timer

The World’s First Open Source Restaurant

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel
The World’s First Open Source Restaurant

A recipe is a set of instructions.  So is piece of software.  Open Source Software is the practice of sharing a piece of functional code with any one who want to use, it, improve it, or alter in any way they see fit…as long as they in turn share their — Continue reading

What’s all the Noise About?

Categories: Sustainability
What’s all the Noise About?

I recently purchased a bag of SunChips and was curious as to why the bag was so noisy. The new bags are now made of plant material and are compostable. If the bags are placed in a hot compost bin, they will break down in about 14 weeks. I have not — Continue reading

Certamente Salad tools.

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Certamente Salad tools.

Living among and interacting with beautifully designed objects on a daily basis truly shapes your environment. If money is no object, you can go about incorporating beautiful things into your life at your convenience. For those of us who need to be more selective, starting small – with tools you use — Continue reading

Dapper Beer

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Dapper Beer

I can safely say that this is the first time I might feel comfortable getting fashion advice from a beer. Awesome package design by dd|a: “We at dd|a are brand zealots and proud of it. There’s no brand half full or brand half empty here; our brand cup overfloweth. Indeed, — Continue reading

Ink Dish on 2Modern

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Ink Dish on 2Modern

2Modern is proud to introduce Ink Dish, beautiful modern dinnerware designed by cutting edge artists Paul Timman (of Sunset Strip Tattoo) and Alyson Fox. The Cherry Ink Mug uses the sumi style of Japanese Tattooing, a delicate painterly style where soft edges replace black outlines. The Tribal Lines Side Plate — Continue reading

Earth Day Inspiration: Urban/Indoor Gardening

Categories: Art + Graphics, Sustainability
Earth Day Inspiration: Urban/Indoor Gardening

First things first, happy belated anniversary to Earth Day.  Yesterday it hit the big 4-0!  Secondly, rather than spilling some silly "Go Green" rhetoric, I thought I'd share some gardening tips with you all.  I live in Atlanta, where there isn't much green space to garden and where there are — Continue reading