Food Design Webinar: How I Became A Food Designer (Sept 26)

The Online School of Food Design© now hosts regular Live Webinars on Food Design. In each webinar, Francesca Zampollo introduces one or two experts, and together they explore one Food Design topic. These webinars aim at showcasing the work of food designers, researchers, and food innovators. The webinars are completely free. The first webinar is on September…

3rd International Conference on Food Design

February 17-18, 2017 For the first time ever, the 3rd International Conference on Food Design offers an opportunity for the worldwide Food Design community to virtually meet, mingle and share research and projects. The 3rd International Conference on Food Design is the first completely virtual and completely free conference for academics, professionals and industries. The…

Online School of Food Design©

The Online School of Food Design© is a virtual school where to learn what Food Design is and how to do it. The school is for chefs, designers, and for anyone interested in applying design to food and eating. The courses aim at training new Food Designers, and giving new perspective to established Food Designers. The Online…

Erik A. Leonavicius

Erik A. Leonavicius is passionate about exploring, to creating  and delivering, together with his students and clients, inspiring food & beverage experiences, innovative business models, and hospitality environments. He connects innovation, hospitality and foodservice theory with practice: from gathering customer insights to idea generation, rapid prototyping, business model design, financing, roll-out, operations, distribution and marketing….

Disfruta Disegno 2014

Dis_fruta Design 2014 was the  2nd Latin American Meeting of Food Design, an opportunity to strengthen and highlight the participation of Food Design in Latin America. This second meeting aimed to bring together international, regional and local actors around the theme of Food Design in order to generate discussion from the following questions: What are we doing…

Panem Et Circenses

Panem Et Circenses is an art collective created by Alessandra Ivul and Ludovico Pensato in 2012. Based in Bologna, in 2015 PEC opened the Center for Contemporary Art on Food Culture (CACCA). “A genuine site-specific approach fused with an associative vocation are the founding elements of the research that underlies the aesthetic and formal choices…

De.sign&food.house

Design&food.house is an experience event and eating studio, originates as a centre for appling research to novelty and fruition of consumption and hosting. It defines and develops events, and delivers conceptual design around emotion linked to locations, atmospheres, and food. Ivana Carmen Mottola is founder, Creative Director and designer at Design&food.house; she is a Post-Graduate from Sant’Anna…

Consumir Local

The project Consumir Local (“buy local”) encompasses a set of conscious initiatives about food consumption, where communication design provide the driving force for public and social relationships. Consumir Local is ideated by Alexandra Santos during her the Master in Communication Design for tourism and culture at the Universidade do Algarve. The project took the shape of a social design project,…

The Portuguese Saudade: a culinary journey

The Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies presented on 10 May an unprecedented culinary journey as part of its 25th anniversary. Students of the MA in Innovation in Culinary Arts, along with a multidisciplinary team prepared an odyssey of flavors with roots in the traditional Portuguese cuisine. This journey, named the Portuguese Saudade,…

Kristiane Kegelmann

The berlin based food designer Kristiane Kegelmann is questioning and reinterpreting the settled concept of the classical patisserie. Do we always have to consume desserts the same way? Why do they all look the same? In her work process Kristiane confronts herself with exactly these questions. During the conceptualisation of her pastry sculptures and installations she creates a synergy…

Isabelle Majou

Isabelle Majou an industrial designer based in France who focuses on food related projects. She works with food with the intention of avoiding waste and superfluous creations, and rather trying to exalt what is already vital. Isabelle believes in the importance of observing people in their daily life, in their habits, in their eating manners, understanding what they like or dislike, what makes them live, what entertains…