Futuristic food cells, yerba matte beer and a 50-year-old whiskey in our look back at the year in food and drink
We ate and drank the best of 2012 and plan to do the same in 2013. This is the heyday of the gourmand, with everyone everywhere experimenting with ingredients and looking to explore the final reaches of the food-obsessed revolution. Below you'll find pairings of our favorite food and drink from the past 12 months. Here's to a fat and happy New Year.
Combining their three loves -- coffee, cycling and sustainability -- inspired two London Royal College of Art product design students to create a mobile espresso bar, the Velopresso, that operates on pedal power. No electricity, no tethers. A truly free-wheeling carrier of caffeine!
"Eesti And (Estonian Gift) is a gift to everyone who values delicious meals and Estonian aesthetics. The packages integrate original vintage photos with a neo-romantic logo, the latter highlighting the beautiful moment of giving. Additionally, quick & easy recipes for creative cooking with the product are found inside the cover. Eesti And is the best example of nouveau nostalgia and the perfect combination of Estonia’s quality products and outstanding packaging design."
Die Haushaltsreiniger der Luxus-Linie das apartment® entstanden aus dem Gedanken, Sauberkeit, Umweltverträglichkeit und erstklassige Düfte in einem Produkt zu vereinen.
das apartment® hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, sorgsam und respektvoll mit der Umwelt umzugehen und strebt durch einen sparsamen Umgang mit den Ressourcen eine Verringerung der Umweltbelastung an. Sauberkeit, Stilbewußtsein und eine saubere Umwelt für uns alle, dies ist das Motto der das apartment® Produkte. Unser Glaube an Veränderung, unser Wille uns mit Schönheit zu umgeben und unser Respekt vor der Natur: das apartment® - Go green in style.
Located in one of istanbul’s most populated and diverse neighborhoods, besiktas is an eclectic area with a village-like atmosphere that is in the process of urban renewal. The besiktas fish market is located on a triangular site. it is an iconic venue where many locals and visitors buy fresh fish daily. the construction of the old fish market was in very poor shape and needed to be replaced.
There is something mouth-wateringly yummy and creamily liquid going on in the interior of Cioccolato, a bakery boutique in Monterrey, Mexico. The designers aimed for a Willy Wonka factory feel of slight madness, and we think they’ve succeeded....
Anyone who has ever designed food and beverage packaging knows how difficult it is to stand out in the crowded sameness of food stores. This difficulty is magnified in the wine category. You must, in essence, express the wine’s distinctive qualities in the tiny space of the label, the cap, and perhaps some carton or POS applications.
Mine in Yamaguchi Prefecture is a city which preserves much of its ancient natural beauty: the Akiyoshi Plateau, a quasi-national park formed over the course of 300 million years; at the foot of the Plateau, the spring of Benten Ike, known to be one of the 100 best water sources in Japan; and Akiyoshidou, the most impressive limestone cave in Asia. Making use of those blessings to their fullest extent, Ohmine Shuzou has ran its cellar and brewed sake since the 17's century.
"During the branding process it was important for us to communicate the great professionalism and understanding of the brand in the category from one hand and also show reference inspirations taken from street signs and street markets of the east."
Whenever wood is used beautifully, we pay attention. Kengo Kuma-designed 15-room hotel, and especially the attached fruit market in the town of Yusuhara, in the Takaoka District of Kochi, Japan, is a project worth admiring.