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Totomoxtle by Fernando Laposse

Totomoxtle by Fernando Laposse

19-06-18

Projects - Mexico

Totomoxtle: changing family dynamics with waste of colourful corn

Last year Fernando Laposse won the Future Food Design Awards with his circular design project Totomoxtle, by turning waste of coloured cobs of Mexican native corn into beautiful surfacing veneer for interiors and furniture. In the meantime his project is raising awareness about the rapid loss of the original species of corn in today’s globalised world. Read how his project evolved in the past year.

Human Hyena by Paul Gong

Human Hyena by Paul Gong

16-06-18

Projects - Germany

Food Revolution 5.0: speculation and discussion on future food and living

The Food Revolution 5.0 is now on show in Berlin at the Kunstgewerbemuseum. Our German correspondent Ines Lauber takes a look and tells us what to expect.

SAM - Marie Caye & Arvid Jense

SAM - Marie Caye & Arvid Jense

30-05-18

Projects - The Netherlands

Meet SAM: the food system owned by robots

SAM is a Symbiotic Autonomous Machine, designed by French-Dutch designers Marie Caye and Arvid Jense, but not owned by them.

public waiters

22-05-18

Projects - The Netherlands

How food delivery services affect public space

Ever since food-delivery services like Deliveroo and Foodora started appearing in cities, spontaneous meeting spots have formed as well – places where the deliverers gather while waiting for the next order. For practical reasons, the spots are often central and highly visible, and could therefore be considered one of the major physical manifestations of the gig economy in cities across the world.