Random pic of the week

September 7, 2009


A Chinese farmer been tinkering with modified pears since 2003, and this year he’s reportedly grown 10,000 edible Buddhas. The effect is achieved through growing pears in confining molds.
Nice… longevity pears!

Extract from Cakehead Loves Evil

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Vegetables 3D

July 28, 2009


The vegetable 3D  are organic products such as a bowl, a vase, plates, made from a variety of 100% dried vegetables and fruits. All the materials are fully eatable, 100% biological disposable and tasty.

It is recommended for use indoors. When the material is in a high-humidity environment, the material becomes weaker and more flexible. In a constant high-humid environment, or when the material gets wet, the material will perish thus not suitable for places like Singapore.

I can imagine it being used for picnics and home buffets, less waste, more food.

Extract from Geke Wouters

Random pic of the week

July 13, 2009


Matt Brown’s ‘Food and the Future of it’, final project for his masters in Interaction Design, envisions that food in the year 2040 would be synthetic and programmatic, made using 3-dimensional printers and lab-grown meat.
I love it!

Extract from Eat Me Daily

Lemon Presser

October 29, 2008


“Silicone lemon squeeze pouch. An innovative and functional design which will effortlessly add a touch of lemon to your dishes. As well as a useful kichen utensil it’s also an attractive table accessory which is simple and easy to use whilst dining.”

Extract from VINCO

Lemon Light

September 17, 2008


A light powered by a lemon battery. In order to use this light powered by a lemon battery, you needs to buy a real lemon, cut it in half and insert the light into it. I didn’t know we can get power from just any acid… Wow!

Extract from Yuri Suzuki

BlackHoney Fruit Bowl

August 22, 2007

 

Manufactured and distributed by Materialise, this bowl is made of epoxy resin using stereolithographic 3-D printing. “The final form is a contrast between hard and soft,” says Levy, who made the honeycomb pattern slightly irregular to give the sensation of a living biological material. “If you put an orange in the bowl, you have the feeling the bowl is going to eat it.”

Extract from Materialise

Metrokane L-Press Juicer

July 21, 2007

 

New Shape Of The Citrus Juicer. This Metrokane L-Press is the first new design for such a device in 10 years, and this one has a rack-and-pinion gearing, just like the steering on the finest sports cars. So get this, that means you can press down with 1,000 pounds of leverage using this sucker. So much metal, so little use…

Extract from metrokane