aprile 1, 2019
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FLORENCE – Food, Design and Flowers where to satisfy your sense: La Ménagère

  WHAT TO EAT: From Tapas and Cocktails at the Italian Aperitivo Time to excellent gourmet dinner and lunch WHY WE LOVE IT:  The fab story, opened in 1896, as the first housewares shop in Florence, it has become a space where a perfect mix of eating spots meet the coolest design shop of La Ménagère and the beautiful wild flowers corner of Ilaria Minniti from Artemisia. All senses will find enjoyment here, from your olfaction to your eyes to your taste! WHERE TO GO: here the map   CONTACT W lamenagere.it  
aprile 1, 2019
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Mushroom from Coffee? The Brilliant Idea from Tuscany in a well-designed packaging

Innovative startup: Funghi Espresso. Funghi Espresso is an innovative startup that produces fresh mushrooms in a sustainable and natural way, using coffee grounds from local bars and restaurants in Tuscany, using them as a substrate for cultivation.   These two young italians, Antonio Di Giovanni and Vincenzo Sangiovanni, who founded the startup “Funghi Espresso” tell us how they do it:   “Every day we go with our cargo bike, in the bars of the historic center of Florence and collect the coffee fund produced during the day, at the moment we collect about 70 kg / day of coffee from about 8 […]
marzo 4, 2019
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Can DESIGN save the OCEAN ?

“Life below water: for people and planet” This year, for the first time, World Wildlife Day is dedicated to our oceans, with the theme: “Life below water: for people and planet”. Pollution, loss of coastal habitats and climate change has change 40% our planet’s oceans and the species that live within. It does not really get into your life until you’ll find fish on your table with plastic inside their stomach or you see the beautiful exemplar of Tortuga Caretta Caretta dyieng because they ingest to much plastic in Italian Coast in Tirreno sea. PHOTO of what, the Institute of Marine […]
febbraio 18, 2019
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STOCKHOLM – From the Farm to the Table: Oaxen Krog & Slip Restaurant

WHAT TO EAT: everything from the Gastro Dining to the Nordic Bistrò WHY WE LOVE: sustainability from the building and its furnishings to the OAFEN FARM food  WHERE TO GO: here the map  CONTACT W Oaxen Krog & Slip        Photo Credit ERIK OLSSON
gennaio 28, 2019
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NEW TREND: Designer Bakery

How cool is to wake up and smell the lovely perfume of bread and croissant that just got out of the oven? That’s our fav type of morning routine since we were kids. Either you move to a flat over a bakery or you follow our special tips to go enjoying this experience with a special add on: amazing architecture design! A feast for the eyes and for all of your sense. Enjoy!   1. Masa, Bogotá WHO: Colombian Architect Benjamín Cadena, founder of Brooklyn and Bogota-based Studio Cadena EAT: Miche Levain – this bread will leave you speechless GO check […]
dicembre 11, 2018
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The BEAUTY of FOOD

How Ugly, Unloved Food Can Change the World ? Food Writer Dana Cowin talking about ugly food. In our supermarket all vegetables and fruits have the perfect shape and the perfect color. Any clue of why is that ? If you think beauty is related to taste…watch this TEDTalk!
marzo 15, 2018
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MILANO – The Corallo Loabster Bar

WHAT TO EAT: Loabster Roll – Pasta – Salads   WHY WE LOVE: The Colorful Style – The Mediterrenean Atmosphere   WHERE TO GO: La Rinascente Milano, Via Santa Radegonda, 3, 20121 Milano   CONTACTS W corallolobsterbar.com PH 02 885 2460  
marzo 15, 2017
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MILANO – The Vasiliki Kouzina Restaurant

WHAT TO EAT: Greek Dishes – Gamopilafo (Dandelion Salad with Feta) – Kakavia (Fish Soup)   WHY WE LOVE: Hot Red Interiors – Cool Detailed Decor – Delicious Food   WHERE TO GO: Via Clusone, 6, 20135 Milano CONTACTS W vasilikikouzina.com PH 02 9438 1405  
febbraio 13, 2017
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OBERHOLZ. The Design Restaurant with a stunning view in beautiful Dolomites Mountains

This design restaurant and lounge bar is a sleeping three shaped building with three branches that end facing beautiful snowing Dolomite mountains. This is Oberholz ! It’s all about eco-sustainability and the perfect mix of the Alto Adige landscape and modernity designed by Studio Peter Pichler architecture with architect Pavol Mikolajcak. Vertical wooden ribs take the viewer in the amazing snowy landscape. What are you waiting to get your snowboard or ski and discover this amazing restaurant !? AFL staff is already here ! www.oberholz.com/it/
febbraio 12, 2017
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AFL BOOKS. The Designer’s Cookbook to design and color your dinner.

 Having friends at dinner tonight? What about a delicious dinner in which each course, from appetizer to dessert, is one amazing same color? This is possible thanks to The Designer’s Cookbook: 12 recipes and 12 colors that lead you into color your dinner with no addition of articial color. All is natural and well aranged in four-course meals. Take a look!     The Designer’s Cookbook Tatjana Reimann Caro Mantke Tim Schober Prestel Publishing, Munich and New York, 2014, English  
gennaio 21, 2017
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Minimelanie: The Art of Jewels Truffles and Cakes

Minimelanie is art, design and taste:  where truffles and cakes look like jewels in New York.   If you are in NY it’s a must place for foodie lovers an chocolate addicted. The owner Melanie Moss went to culinary school in New York City and worked in Paris as well and start her own business where Make it Simple and Beautiful is her trade mark. The ingredients are natural sugars and no corn syrup, they are painted by hand and sometimes you think it’s a pity to eat them. They are also providing delivery and catering, and special wedding cake. Minimelanie […]
gennaio 18, 2017
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Happy Bday Philippe Starck !

Art Food Lab celebrate Philippe Starck‘s birthday with a video of iconic Juicy Salif. He made the history of design with a collection of amazing works that link simplement art and food the way we like it.   The object is revolutionary and simply functional, the esthetic line is what is all about Stark’s work: a pleasure for eyes and  functional. Watch the video! Video by Connections At Home LTD https://www.connectionsathome.co.uk Buy at Alessi.com
gennaio 14, 2017
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Levine+Hargreaves: Seasonal Foods

What’s in your shopping bag to cook on January? Watch this ! FOOD SCANS: an art project that brings us to reflect on ecological awareness and a sustainable food choices. Fruits and vegetables harvested in the season symmetries of great beauty, details and color effects photographed by the artistic duo Levine + Hargreaves. Eating according to nature means to choose products that do not need artifice or preservatives, but also contain the transport and storage costs. That’s why it is essential to know the seasonal products, through the beautiful images in 12 months of the project FOOD SCAN and choose […]
gennaio 14, 2017
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AFL Insta Follow: Paul Fuentes

AFL Insa Follow: PAUL FUENTES Mexican based artist Paul Fuentes really cheers up our weeekend. Clever and colorful artworks from this graphic designer who smartly mix art and food. Follow on his Instagram or buy on line – link below https://www.instagram.com/paulfuentes_design/ http://www.paulfuentesdesign.com/ Buy this amazing artworks
gennaio 12, 2017
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FOOD. The Revolutionary NYC Restaurant

Simply called FOOD. The Revolutionary NYC Restaurant. If they ask me where and in which time of the past I would lived in I would straight answer: New York City, 1970. As far as I know there is no De Loren DMC-12 that brings me back there as seen in Back to Future, but watching films and documentary make me feel like I am there with my mind.  In my searching I have found a beautiful video documentary about the famous restaurant FOOD, founded in 1971 by Carol Gooden, Tina Girouard and Gordon Matta-Clark in Soho, New York. Reused and […]
gennaio 7, 2017
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AFL Insta Follow: ELAD YIFRACH

Elad Yifrach and the eclectic home of your dreams. AFL INSTAGRAM pick to FOLLOW – Elad Yifrach, travels around the world to look for beautiful design objects. The result of this estethic search is the amazing collection of L’Object, a home decoration luxury house, where you can find the object of your desire or just dream about having the most elegant kitchen supply as in a Alladin fairy tale.  http://eu.l-objet.com/ https://www.instagram.com/lobjet/   https://www.instagram.com/lobjet/
novembre 11, 2016
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PHOTO of the MONTH – The Geometric Shape of Food

Deconstructed and reconstructed food with dimension 2.5 cm created into perfect cubes by the artistic duo Lernert and Sander for the Dutch magazine De Volkskran. Buy the poster here
novembre 9, 2016
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EVENT – 10th November 2016 – THE GRAND GELINAZ! SHUFFLE TWO(2)

Thursday, November 10th 2016 will see the return of the international ‘restaurant swap’ THE GRAND GELINAZ! SHUFFLE(2). This global collaboration involves 40 of the world’s most pioneering and cutting-edge chefs, cooking simultaneously across continents and time zones in a one-off worldwide restaurant shuffle. Following the success of the inaugural Shuffle in 2015 – an unprecedented feat which saw 37 chefs from across the globe swap restaurants, homes and personal lives for four days – THE GRAND GELINAZ! SHUFFLE TWO(2) will emulate last year’s formula, but with a greater number of participating chefs. From Brazil to Russia; Australia to Japan, the […]
novembre 6, 2016
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AFL DESIGN #2 Must-have : “Champagne Glasses”

Sagaform Club Champagne Glasses Gli oggetti del desiderio scelti per voi da AFL SHOP     http://www.sagaform.com/  
novembre 5, 2016
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AFL Insta Follow: RODOLFO GUZMAN

Insta FOLLOW – The art of the Chilean chef Rodolfo Guzman. His culinary curiosity leads him into the desert to discover unknown ingredients with unusual shapes, to bring them on the palates of its customers at Boragò restaurant in Santiago, Chile.   Follow on Instagram  
novembre 4, 2016
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FLIP FOOD – Watch this Lunchbox Design

A curious Lunchbox created by Designers Markolefas + Saavedra By Ilias Markolefas, Nathalia Martinez Saavedra FLIP FOOD is a lunch box designed to store and carry food in a playful way. It is a self-standing rotating object with six compartments to store different types of food in each section. Inspired by the classic brown paper bag used by many to carry lunch to work or school, FLIP FOOD addresses one’s need to have homemade and portable food while on the go. To learn more about Altered Appliances visit at.wdka.nl/alteredappliances facebook.com/PZIMIARD
ottobre 23, 2016
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AFL DESIGN #1: Philippe Starck in your Kitchen

ALESSI: Faitoo Collection by Philippe Starck OBJECTES OF DESIRE   SHOP www.alessi.com
giugno 10, 2016
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AFL Insta Follow: CEDRIC GROLET

Insta FOLLOW – The art of pastry chef Cédric Grolet from hotel Le Meurice Paris.   Follow on Instagram  
giugno 1, 2016
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The Wizards Cookbook – Ronny Emborg

A visual delight, flip through 112 recipes representing the New Nordic Cusine and chef Ronny Emborg immortalized by the photographer cleverly Signe Birck. Recipes representing the Danish culinary tradition of drying, salting and smoking of prolonging life to food. Techniques that are utilazzate chef Ronny Emborg to compose highly creative and modern dishes. Ronny was personal chef of the Danish royal family, after the wonderful experience at El Bulli and Mugaritz, and at the Marchal in Copenhagen now in New York City to export its cooking at Atera Restaurant First debut book where the magnificent pictures leave only prefigure the […]
aprile 27, 2016
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Food Experience and Design: The Restaurant at the Salone del Mobile 2016 Milano.

The manufacturer of Caesarstone quartz and the British designer Tom Dixon to create on a medieval cruciform The Restaurant. Four kitchens and rooms inspired by the elements: Water, Earth, Fire and Air. Kitchens designed in beautiful materials and elegant colors to create new spaces where food becomes an unforgettable sensory experience that left us literally speechless. WATER – it starts by steam cooking up freezing as in the composition of green leafy vegetables and stracciatella. LAND – the dishes are cooked according to an ancient medieval cooking method that used the hay to enhance the natural fragrance of food. FIRE […]
aprile 10, 2016
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Vinitaly and Innovation in Verona. Il 50th of Salone Internazionale del Vino.

«From our vantage point – says Giovanni Mantovani, Director General of VeronaFiere we saw wine to attain a level of quality absolutely unimaginable twenty years ago. Today we talk about ethical content, new technologies and changes in consumer trends, all aspects importants this year at Vinitaly».  The fiftieth edition of the Vinitaly with over 4100 wine companies today in Verona is dedicated to innovation. The focus is therefore to organic production to craft wines, to sustainability, innovation in the process, production and distribution of Italian products. “With thirty Vinitaly behind – says José Rallo, Donnafugata driving with his brother Antonio-thanks […]
marzo 24, 2016
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Food and Design. Special Interview at Designers of Experimental Gastronomy.

A creative and culinary happenings within the well-kept Lloyd design hotel in the fascinating city of canals. The creative duo of Steinbeisser study calls the top chef of the moment to create a unique event that makes your eyes sparkle and your taste buds go crazy. The chef is the two Michelin stars, Edwin Vinke, the restaurant De Kromme Watergang and the event is a real success.  
marzo 24, 2016
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Video Recipes from The Geometry of Pasta.

Beautiful video recipe from the Geometry of Pasta. Animation by Here Design http://www.geometryofpasta.com/  
marzo 23, 2016
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Art and e Food. Je t’aime, moi non plus.

Here are pictures of L.O.V.E Food Book, created by the authors Emilie Baltz and Carole-Anne Boisseau, in collaboration with 15 international chefs. “It is not a cookbook,” say the authors,it is a lot more! The illustrations, drawings and recipes are a sensual feast for the eyes, the palate and the heart. The experimental nature of the two artists collects spectacular images and recipes, divided into Sweet, Savory and Cocktails with 42 recipes created starting from the “désir” that turns flipping this book. A must-have to browse or to try in your kitchen even if “Ceci n’est pas un livre de […]
marzo 20, 2016
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Video Ricette da The Geometry of Pasta.

Video Ricetta scelta per voi da Art Food Lab. Animation by Here Design http://www.geometryofpasta.com/