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…