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PROJECT GASTRO-HYPE #1

The Art of “Playing with Your Food” – Subway Blurb: So just an FYI – I saw this experiment a while back and I decided that I wanted to extend the challenge by taking meals from a variety of Fast Food Establishments and re-plating them with my own twist. An on-going experiment in gastronomy. You … Continue reading

Fade-In Human Art (UPDATE) – Liu Bolin x Kenny Scharf Create NYC Street Art that Confuses Viewers

As many hopefuls venture to New York City to become apart of the “city scene”, Liu Bolin has taken this mentality to the next level. In continuing his ongoing series of “invisible” artwork, Bolin camouflages himself with the whimsical masterpiece of Kevin Scharf on Bowery and Houston. Collaborating with Tony Goldman and the team at … Continue reading

Oriental Whiskey Fortresses – The Johnnie Walker House & Limited-Edition Bottles in Shanghai China

LOVE creative agency in collaboration with the Singpore-based interior designers Asylum have brilliantly constructed the Johnnie Walker House in Shanghai, China. The new space is a four-story house that highlights the history of the infamous Whiskey powerhouse as well as a journey of discovery for its consumers. Interior elements consist of materials used in the … Continue reading

Fresh Edible Textiles – Fruit and Vegetable Papers from ‘de culinaire werkplaats’ Restaurant

Culinary arts has always been as visually appealing as the art of fashion, but these fruit and vegetable papers, created for ‘de culinaire werkplaats’ has brought this to a new level. Co-owners of de culinaire werkplaats, textile designer Marjolein Wintjes and chef Eric Meuring, have joined together to create an intriguing collaboration of food and … Continue reading

Contemporary Egyptian Abodes – This Hacienda White Interior by Alchemy Design Studio is Luxurious

This featured luxurious Hacienda White flat covers 460 square-feet in Egypt, an area is well-known for being a summer destination hotspot for travelers galore. So it’s not surprising the designers of this masterpiece, Rania Loutfi and Mohamed Fares from Alchemy Design Studio, created a glamorous summerhouse to complement the breathtaking seaside ambiance. In addition to … Continue reading

Shady Bowtie Hybrids – These Neck Specs by ThinkOfThe.com are Geek-Chic

These adorable bowtie alternatives are the fresh creations of ThinkOfThe.com by Sherwood Forlee and Mihoko Ouchi. These Neck Specs, along with other clever and whimsical products, can be found on the ThinkOfThe website. As the products are self-funded, the inventory on these items are low, so if you want one, you better act fast. The … Continue reading

Insightful Japanese Editorials – The n(n) by NUMBER NINE Spring/Summer 2011 Collection

So maybe this editorial from the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of The New Order isn’t exactly the Chuck Bass kind of look we see on Gossip Girl, but it radiates a casual yet sophisticated look that Mr. Bass sports on the camera. Although it may be difficult to see the detailed design showcased in each piece in … Continue reading

Bent Geometric Furniture – BEND by Gaurav Nanda Uses Shaped and Spot-Welded Metal

This BEND by Gaurav Nanda line of furniture is created through a process of shaping and spot welding, which is better known as “bending.” Besides the versatile use of these pieces for both indoor and outdoor furniture, they act as a reminder to be creative and be inspired by our surroundings. If you find yourself … Continue reading

Eco-Fast Food – Sustainable Fish for McDonald’s EURO locations

Across 39 European Countries, 7,000 McDonald’s restaurants will be serving Filet-O-Fish burgers made from only sustainable fish as certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) traceability standard. This partnership will contribute 0.5% of the cost to the MSC as well as further McDonald’s initiative to use sustainable food sources. Although this eco-labeling deal between MSC … Continue reading