Political Ecology 1

Here you can download material related to the first part in Political Ecology by Daniela Gottschlich. Update: Slides from the 1st lecture (zipped ppt)

Food Movies

In this page a serie of 15 movies about origins of industrial food. These movies show facts around the massive production of most common goods like coffee, meat, hamburgers, and also about work exploitation, diseases and others catastrophic ...

Eco-Social Economics 3

With this .zip archive you can download the material of Adelheid Biesecker's Seminar in Eco-Social Economics. It contains: the slides "Eco-Social Economics 3:
The Social Contract" Biesecker Adelheid, Winterfeld Uta v.: Regeneration in Limbo: Ecofeminist Perspectives on the Multiple Crisis and Social Contract, In: Phlips, Mary und Rumens, Nick (Hg.): Contemporary ...

an Orchard in One Tree

    In 2008, while looking for specimens to create a multi-coloured blossom tree as an art project,Van Aken acquired the 3 acres orchard of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, which was closing due to funding ...

Concept Poster

The Concept Poster provides a brief summery of each project, its core idea, purpose, partners, and visual elements, etc. We hang them on the green wall in the "Freiraum" of Master Ateliers. So every student and every teacher can get an overview. For this Lisa has done a comfortable template. ...

Food for Fun

"How can design help to improve good food consumption?" Here's the most asked question of this semester. "How can we, as designers, contribute to increase and stimulate awareness of healthy food for young children?" This is the question that the 2nd and 3rd year students of design department Man and Activity at ...

Milk Factory

Getting milk directly from the cow’s udder to reconnect with nature is our vision of the future for dairy products. Changing people’s habits, however, requires consumers to relearn forgotten pleasures, such as rediscovering the real taste of milk, the kind that comes ...

Project Outline & Grouping

Let's define all the the projects in a way that the make sense together. With this perspective, let's try to merge projects differentiate projects so that they complete each other (instead on duplicating things) outline each project and define the team understand how projects relate to each other and where cross-project collaborations For a better ...

FORMcard bioplastic

Peter marigold has developed "FORMcard" – a bioplastic capable of fixing and modifying any kind of object.launched on kickstarter, the pocket-sized meltable cards change their state simply by being placed in a cup of hot water, whereby the reaction causes them to fuse with other ...

Eco-Social Economics 2

With this .zip archive you can download the material of Adelheid Biesecker's Seminar in Eco-Social Economics. It contains: the slides "Eco-Social Economics 2: Focus: (Re)Productivity" Biesecker Adelheid, Hofmeister Sabine: Focus: (Re)productivity. Sustainable relations both between society and nature and between the genders, Elsevier, 2010

PIG 05049

Christien Meindertsma has spent three years researching all the products made from a single pig. Amongst some of the more unexpected results were: Ammunition, medicine, photo paper, heart valves, brakes, chewing gum, porcelain, cosmetics, cigarettes, conditioner and even bio diesel. Meindertsma makes ...

Concept Presentation #1

Present in max. 10 min. your ROUGH CONCEPT. Use slides. Come quickly to the point(s). Make it essential, concise and attractive. And present as if the audience would know (almost) nothing. POINTS to get clear: WHAT is the CORE IDEA? WHO makes it happen? involved actors / partners / ... & what are their MOTIVATIONS ...

RAI Report : Buon Appetito!

Nessuno può impedire ad un supermercato di vendere delle fragole fuori stagione perché inquinano e hanno poche proprietà nutritive, però noi possiamo non comprarle. E cosa impedisce alle mense aziendali o scolastiche di cucinare pasti a chilometri zero? A quella della Rai per esempio, cosa impedisce di comprare tutto quello ...

Heinrich Böll Stiftung

Heinrich Böll Stiftung published a dossier about soil and meat. The Dossier about soil includes also the video "Let´s talk about soil (Part 1)" and "Better save soil (Part 2)"  made by Uli Streckenbach, who did ...


Nowadays, the need to control what we eat becomes essential. "Mushrooming" is a new experience in the edible mushroom growing, adapted to home environment and recycling household waste. Household waste such as paper, newspapers, cardboards, paper towels, coffee grounds, textile, bread ...

about urban agriculture, project and tools

agricolturaurbana.com it’s a web site where you will find best ever topics about urban agricolture and also you can dowload projects and insights. Blog IT/EN categories to find: AGRICULTURE biointensiva EXPO2015 FOOD...

Half of world’s wealth now in hands of 1% of population

  Inequality growing globally and in the UK, which has third most ‘ultra-high net worth individuals’, household wealth study finds Global inequality is growing, with half the world’s wealth now in the hands of just 1% of the population, according to a ...

“Das Wunder von Mals”

FILM presentazion: "Das Wunder von Mals" Ganz Südtirol wurde von Apfel-Monokulturen niedergewalzt. Ganz Südtirol? Nein. Ein von unbeugsamen Vinschgern bevölkertes Dorf leistet Widerstand ... Regisseur Alexander Schiebel erzählt worum es in dem Dokumentarfilm „Das Wunder von Mals“ gehen wird. ...

Gardening Out of the Box

Mini project | to be finished and presented in the week of November 23rd PROJECT’S OBJECTIVE The aim of the project is to design a system of garden-boxes for urban spaces that can be prototyped and placed in the University's courtyard. A garden-box is a structure to grow fruit ...

Eco-Social Design 2: Tools & Environments for Empowerment, (Self)organization & Participation

Here is the material from the 2nd Talk on Eco-Social Design, focusing on Tools & Environments for Empowerment, (Self)organization & Participation, and projects in the fields of / social web, collaborative tools & platforms / open source, open culture & DIY/DIT (Do It Together) / spaces & events for social ...

Good Packaging for Good Food

Mini project | to be finished and presented in the week of November 9th 1) Choose a good food product Good = good taste + at least 3 out of these 5 qualities: produced in small structured agriculture processed in artisanal structures organic fair local 2) learn about the product in all its qualities (taste, culture, origins, impacts and ...

Eco-Social Design 1: Relevant Information & Honest Propaganda

Here is the material from the 1st Talk on Eco-Social Design, focusing on / communicating complex eco-social & political issues in concise & attractive ways / good advertisement, (de)branding & campaigning to promote for sustainable lifestyles & economies and for eco-social/political actions in other words: / from DATA to INFORMATION to STORY to ...

Introduction to Eco-Social Economics

With this .zip archive you can download the material of Adelheid Biesecker's Introduction to Eco-Social Economics. It contains: the slides "Introduction to Eco-Social Economics" Biesecker, Adelheid/ Hofmeister, Sabine: Focus: (Re)productivity. Sustainable relations both between society and nature and between the genders. In: Ecological Economics 69 (2010), pp. 1703-1711 Biesecker, Adelheid/ Kesting, ...

Eating Animals — a book on today’s meat industry

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer was released in 2009, after the author’s first-time fatherhood beckoned. It was written with the goal to learn more about where the meat for himself and his family comes from. Focusing on the modern way in ...

The master starts from Milan, World

On Monday the 5th of October 2015 the new Master in Eco-Social Design will officially start. Students and teachers will inaugurate the Academic Year with an excursion to the Expo and to TerraMadreGiovani-WeFeedthePlanet (www.wefeedtheplanet.com). This excursion is a way to get promptly involved in our design oriented hands on reflection on ...

Lebensmittel-Konsum: ein Echtzeit-Überblick

"Was essen und trinken die Deutschen – ein Echtzeit-Ticker" zeigt anschaulich was in Deutschland gerade verzehrt und verschwendet wird. Erstellt hat diesen die Redaktion des neuen Magazins eKitchen (danke Eva-Marie für den Link).  

Sculpture as Visualization to Raise Awareness on Food Consumption

Itamar Gilboa sculptured everything he eat in one year. For his part, Gilboa says the project did change his behavior. He cut back on meat, added more vegetables and took stock of how much wine he consumed. “Before, I used to open ...


“Ogni arte […] riguarda il far venire all’essere e il progettare, cioè il considerare in che modo può venire all’essere qualche oggetto di quelli che possono essere e non essere. Aristotele” FOOD. CHOCOLATE. DESIGN. è un progetto che parla di cibo ma non solo, di gusto con la G maiuscola, di qualità e talento ...

Bar Luce – designed by Wes Anderson, the Director of “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Designed by film director Wes Anderson, Bar Luce recreates the atmosphere of a typical Milanese cafè. Although his movies often favor symmetrical tableaux, Anderson feels that ‘there is no ideal angle for this space. It is for real life, and ought to have numerous good spots for eating, drinking, ...

Die Roadkill Bewegung

You kill it we grill it - Tiere, die von Fahrzeugen auf der Straße zu Tode gefahren werden, sind in vielen Kulturen der Welt willkommene, kostenlose Ergänzungen des Ernährungsplanes: Kängurus in Australien, Elche in Skandinavien, Rehe, Hirsche, Wildschweine und Hasen überall, wo sie vorkommen.

Darm mit Charme

  "Darm mit Charme" ist ein echter Buchtipp für alle die sich dafür interessieren was wirklich in unserem Körper abgeht, wenn wir essen. Das Buch ist super geschrieben und lässt sich einfach lesen, obendrauf gibt's auch noch tolle Illustrationen. Mein Fazit zu diesem Buch: unser Darm sollte ...

Vegan freundlich!

  Schnitzel & Co. waren gestern! In dieser Mensa wird vegan aufgetischt, hier könnten sich einige Mensen eine Scheibe abschneiden :)

Gesundes Frühstück? – So geht’s!

Gesundes Frühstück? - So geht's! Zu den wichtigsten Mahlzeiten zählt das Frühstück, es sollte abwechslungsreich und gesund sein. So steht einem guten Start in den Tag nichts mehr im ...

Gesundes Gemüse

Das Gemüse gesund ist weiß jeder... ...

Exposing The Shocking Truth About Meat Glue

picture: https://www.google.it/search?q=meatglue&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAmoVChMI1_iekYGJxgIVC7UUCh0uyACx&biw=1696&bih=782#imgrc=XqdQsCs3vU6ZbM%253A%3BdZfe1pDUcbpLLM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fkitchenmusingsblog.files.wordpress.com%252F2013%252F03%252F6a00d83451bb1e69e200e553a6bc098834-pi.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fkitchenmusings.com%252F2008%252F07%252F06%252Fmeat-glue%252F%3B3056%3B2296

Tea is sweeter in the south

Tea in the South East of America is different than tea elsewhere in the world, and even than in the rest of the country. The secret is sugar. Lots of it. This article explains how Sweet Tea compares to normal Tea and how ...

Kaffeejunkies aufgepasst!

Kaffee macht eben nicht nur wach sondern kann auch abhängig machen...

Zu gesund?!

Gesunde Ernährung kann auch schnell zur Sucht werden, zu viel ist eben auch nicht immer gut.  

Big Macs make big children!

The main focus of this guy is to forbid advertisement on Sport Events for Fast Food. Also he wants a shocking packaging, in some cases probably helpful! Maybe a little step that prevents the society of getting more fat ...

Erdbeere Saison eröffnet!

Nicht nur süßer sondern auch noch gesünder: dunkle Erdbeeren!

Italians open their kitchens

As we speak there are fantastic culinary events Happening in Italy's kitchens! Watch the video!

Grillsaison eröffnet – nur anders!

Leeeecker, auch ohne Fleisch! Warum diese Grillsaison nicht mal auf Fleisch beim Grillen verzichten?! Auch: Rezepte für fleischlose, leckere Grillabende!

Superkräfte essen!?

Interessante Fakten zu "Supperfood" Produkten und was wirklich darin steckt... Meistens nicht das, was das Produkt verspricht.

Nahrungsmittelproduktion in der Stadt – ein Zukunftsmodell aus Berlin

Ein Berliner Start-Up Unternehmen erzeugt umwelt- und klimafreundliche Lebensmittel für die Stadt. Fischzucht und Anbau von Biogemüse werden intelligent kombiniert, es könnte zukunftsweisend für die Welternährung sein.

Hunger aktuell

Laut Welthungerbericht der Vereinten Nationen sinkt die Zahl der Hungernden, aber noch immer haben fast 800 Millionen Menschen nicht genug zu essen. Als Grund für die positive Entwicklung gilt unter anderem das Wirtschaftswachstum in Ländern wie Vietnam.

Food Styling: Some simpleTricks for Beginners

As a two-time award winner from the International Association of Culinary Professionals (“IACP”), Kim Kissling is one of the leading food stylists in the industry. In this article she tells you the most essential aspects, you have to take care of, when photographing your last culinaric creation.

Cereal – the most beautyful food magazine I know

The magazine, published twice a year, is divided into city-specific chapters. Each chapter comprises features on places, people and products, paired with striking photography. An interlude section, included in every volume, features a selection of style and culture articles.

Tasty Styles

A compilation of quite diverse styles that could go well along with good food (by Kris & Gianluca). Buon Appetito! (obacht: huge page with big images; links often point to google image searches; find better sources / books yourself). PUKKA offers tasty teas, which are eco-fair ...

Food & Money

Food watch explains the effects of speculation on agrarian goods.

What TTIP really means

Food Watch explains what TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, is and what the consequences could be, if the contract will be signed.

Meat, deconstructed

A good overview about the current state of research on meat substitutes, by Alistair Gee.

A cookbook like no other

Israel's kitchen carries the influences of an incredible number of cultures inside. Jerusalem: A Cookbook additionally combines traditional and contemporary recipes. It is definitely one of the best cookbooks I know.

Go wwoofing

Interested in experiencing the live and work in an organic farm? WWOOF is an exchange - In return for volunteer help, WWOOF hosts offer food, accomodation and opportunities to learn about organic lifestyles.

Adam und Epfl

Citizens of the Obervinschgau founded an initiative against the proliferation of intensive fruit-growing to make the inhabitants aware of the its risks for the region.

EAT: the story of the food

look at this amazing web site for national geographic called EAT: THE STORY OF FOOD!

Choose to live healthy

amazing illustration of Oscar Ramos for Government of Chile

I padroni del nostro cibo

Sul sito di Altreconomia è possibile scaricare gratuitamente l’ebook I padroni del nostro cibo, che illustra il sistema della filiera e del commercio agricolo (e chi sono le multinazionali che lo reggono).

Lo zucchero invisibile!

guarda qui cos'ha prodotto lo studio il bureau!

Jetzt oder nie: Gastrosophie!

Harald Lemke spricht über die notwendige Revolution, die am Tisch beginnt, aber nicht dort endet. Im Interview im Schrot & Korn bringt der gelernte Philosoph vieles eloquent auf den Punkt, so auch die Macht der VerbraucherInnen: Wir entscheiden. Die Käuferklasse ist sehr mächtig. ...

Have you ever tried to taste the blue color? Now you can!

Infact thanks to Coloribo you can try different kinds of basic colours which represent a precise and unique taste! Discover them all!

Inglorious Food

Everyday, tons of fruits and vegetables (as well as men and women) get thrown away just because of their being, well, ugly. This is quite said, must have thought Intermarché, a general commercial supermarket based in France. To do something against this injustice, they decided to sell the non-calibrated and ...

Choose your poison carefully… :)

picture: https://www.google.it/search?q=Choose+your+poison&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=Ma9KVcP5IsbmUuLGgdAC&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1696&bih=782#imgrc=del4vaE7WkL3LM%253A%3B7VDkCisXzqLt7M%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fupload.wikimedia.org%252Fwikipedia%252Fcommons%252Fc%252Fcf%252FWaste_sign.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Flisavooght.blogspot.com%252F2015%252F04%252Fletter-e-choose-your-poison.html%3B224%3B225

Il cibo bio sbarca nei distributori automatici


Wright Kitchen, a young photographer based in Seattle USA, loves cooking and art in a contemporary way. In her last work, food gradients, she enjoys dividing her food in ordered categories of colour, and photographing the result.  

Food is in the air

If you are italian and passionate about food, there is good news for you, since a radio completely dedicated to it has just seen light. It is called Radio Italian Chef Academy, it is based in Rome, and it transmits about everything related to food, from recipes to heath tips....

The first home restaurant in the world

Grandma Leonilda, (96 years, in the picture) decided to transform her home in a restaurant open to the public. The inauguration dinner was a success: 350 people were present. via

Recipes on your skin!

“I Tradizionali” by Italian designers Marina Cinciripini and Sarah Richiuso is a collection of tattoo  that can be applied to one’s forearm while cooking. Not only does the project reference the gesture of ...

Expo contribute

picture: http://blog.bodycandy.com/2012/03/15/masters-of-modification-maria-jose-cristerna-transformation/vampire-teeth/

The Multinationals

Read also: http://www.ilfattoalimentare.it/oxfam-scopri-marchio-multinazionali-pianeta.html

Disegna la ricetta.

I blog di cucina sono tantissimi, e sono validissimi strumenti per trovare  una nuova ricetta,o semplicemente rispolverare qualche piatto che non ricordavamo come fare. They Draw & Cook è un blog di cucina, ma a differenza di molti altri ci presenta le ...

Le ricette dei designer.

"Le ricette dei designer" è una collana di libri che copre le diverse portate di un vero pranzo di design, con sette titoli monografici e una raccolta finale. Architetti,progettisti e creativi hanno modo di confrontarsi con il cibo. Ognuno di loro presenta una ricetta personale corredata da studi,bozzetti,work art sul piatto ...

Cucina giapponese für Anfänger.

Moé Takemura,designer giapponese che ha appena concluso un master di Industrial design in Svezia,è l'autrice di "Guide to the foreign japanese kitchen", letteralmente "Guida alla cucina giapponese straniera". Il suo libro non ha infatti la pretesa di essere l'ennesimo libro sulla cucina giapponese.In 30 ricette ci mostra la composizione del ...

Coltivare mentre si aspetta il treno

In Giappone, recentemente, sono stati creati degli orti sul tetto o nelle vicinanze delle stazioni dei treni di varie città, tra cui la più grande Ebisu ma anche Ogikubo, Toda, Hachio ji e Takasaki a Tokyo. Il progetto si chiama Soradofarm (che vuol dire la via del cielo)  di cui potete ...

Drunk Food

https://youtu.be/O51azh8t_pg We all know the feeling when you head home on a drunken night, desperately craving some food. YouTube channel BuzzFeedYellow gave us an interesting insight what people all around the world stuff in their bellies when in that situation. And guess what's the Germans favorite? Currywurst with Fries and lots ...

Expo = Oktoberfest + Staatsbankett + Markenwelt

Ausgezeichneter Artikel im Feuilleton der Süddeutschen Zeitung vom 2./3. Mai über die Expo in Mailland. Das Fazit der Autorin Laura Weißmüller: Was also bleibt von der Expo und den Beiträgen der 148 teilnehmenden Nationen und Organisationen? Vermutlich nicht viel außer einem gewaltigen Brachland und dem Wissen, dass die Welt nur ...

The Handburger

Super creative, Singapore-based, design studio Couple created the visual identity, packaging and space graphics for Handburger, a burger joint in Singapore. For a fun and innovative approach to branding the company Couple produced it entirely out of paper, highlighting the artistry ...


What lies behind

  http://youmedia.fanpage.it/video/ab/VTqYU-SwGneNp1S1 Da me li chiamano "Sensi di colpa", ma forse sarebbe meglio "Consapevolezza".

Adotta un albero

Dopo aver calcolato quando kg di CO2 si emettono in una sola giornata, si può ben pensare di rimediare e come?! Adottando un albero, molto semplicemente! In Senegal, in Burkina Faso o persino in Italia, la scelta è ...

Lovely Package Blog

"Graphic patterns and unusual shapes emphasise the novelty of the package content, and sometimes go so far as to make the packaging itself a coveted object." Boxed and Labelled_New Approaches to Packaging Design

The importance of Urban Gardening for the worldwide food security

Although urban and peri-urban horticulture (UPH) is a reality in most developing cities, it often goes unrecognized in agricultural policies and urban planning. The essential first step towards sustainable management of urban and peri-urban horticulture is the official recognition of its positive role in urban development, particularly in the ...


Here an interesting project by a colleague from Eindhoven

TTIP – Freier Handel oder freie Bürger?

spannende Sendung auf arte.tv hat nicht nur mit Essen zu tun, wird sich aber auch auf dieses auswirken.

GENESIS – Sebastiao Salgado

Masterpiece of photography This project aims at finding the origins of the world again by discovering populations, animals and worlds which escaped the contemporary world.

Sughero d’albero fatto a pezzetti, tipi di tappi, quelli che vuoi!

Quando si degusta un buon bicchiere di vino, tutti pensano al prima, al durante... ma al dopo, in quanti ci pensano? Il sughero è una risorsa davvero interessante per grandi e per piccoli (come in questo caso) progetti di design, artigianale e non. Ecco 20 idee creative da realizzare ...

Refugee Women’s Restaurant

The 28 years old Nikandre Kopche is offering to migrant women the great possibility to start a new life thanks to her restaurant in London. More info here. Well done Nikandre! :)


Alison Anselot is a photographer who lives in Belgium and Pantone is her photographic project, in which she matches colours of different foods with the Pantone ones. Hope you like it :)  

“AVANZI POPOLO” alla riscossa!

Uno spazio virtuale, uno spazio fisico itinerante e...le persone! Ecco gli ingredienti necessari per combattere gli sprechi ed aiutare i più bisognosi, tutto grazie ad un bellissimo progetto made in Bari che promuove il consumo critico, il risparmio e la cultura ...


Web Site

Did someone say BEER?

Here an interesting post about the problems of Beer (in Italian).

A’ Design Award – Packaging

Find out the winner for the A' Design Award.. Really cool ideas..  

Attenzione! Pane in via d’estinzione!

Diversi sono i cibi che, in Italia e nel mondo, si stanno estinguendo. Tra questi, il pane toscano di Marocca Casola. Per saperne di più http://www.oggi.it/cucina/gallery/cibi-in-via-di-estinzione-le-foto-di-oliviero-toscani/?foto=3#gallery

How sugar affects the brain

really nice description and the graphic is well done. english language

Möhre, Hühnchen, Kuchenteig. Das gesunde Mach- und Sachbuch für kleine Köche

found on design made in germany

veggi day stuttgart

  found on design made in germany

Burgers & Hip Hop – Identity

found on design made in germany

new kind of cafe

found on pinterest

man showes how he slaughtes his pig

A couple bought a farm to grow their own vegetables. Later on they got pigs. In this two videos on this page the man shows how he slaughts his pigs.

mc donald’s is going down

this video is about image, a new concept, numbers and the change by the costumer

wasser ist kostbar


iss dich glücklich

the connection between menthal health and food.

“Die Geschichte des Essens” in 3 Gängen auf ZDF.de

"Von der Steinzeit bis heute" Vorspeise | Hauptspeise | Nachspeise (kommt demnächst). "Hauptspeise" habe ich gesehen = unterhaltsam, auch lehrreich, aber weder tiefgründig noch kritisch. Kein Vergleich mit Kubelka, den man/frau unbedingt sehen und hören sollte. Runterladen lassen sich fast alle Sendungen ...

Cook Together!

A little bit rhetorical but still emotional, this video promotes the value of sharing experience remembering us one of the main issue of food.

Martí Guixe

A visionary approach to food design.

Where are you from?

Silenziosamente, anche in Italia é stato imposto il regolamento europeo 1169, che "semplificando" le descrizioni sulle etichette dei cibi che consumiamo, non impone piú l'obbligo di sottolinearne il luogo di produzione.

La start-up é femmina!

Una start-up sviluppata da ragazze senegalesi per promuovere e fornire uno spazio online che permetta alle lavoratrici di vendere i loro prodotti agricoli locali.

“Come se il partito degli animalisti avesse una bistecca alla fiorentina nel proprio logo”

Un piccolo invito a riflettere.

Mangiare come e con i maiali

Tristam Stuart è un autore, ricercatore e attivista britannico, che ha dedicato la sua vita a denunciare lo spreco di cibo nei paesi occidentali, uno dei fattori che contribuiscono alla crisi alimentare presente e futura e uno ...

the ignorance of humans about intelligence of plants

The roots of plant intelligence = a fantastic, funny and enlightening talk of Stefano Mancuso, who is running the Laboratory of Plant Neurobiology . Enjoy!

Mai pensato ad un cambiamento drastico di menù?

Sei da sempre onnivoro ma ultimamente ti fai qualche domanda sulla situazione degli allevamenti in Italia e sullo sfruttamento degli animali in generale? Se i sensi di colpa iniziano ad essere forti ed hai bisogno di una mano sul sito "cambia ...

A designer a day 2015

Cinque designer emergenti – Filippo Mambretti+Jennifer Carew, Emanuele Magini, Simone Simonelli, Whomade, AUT – parte della Sezione Speciale del concorso A Designer a Day 2015 espongono i loro progetti all’interno del ristorante God Save The Food. In quest’occasione saranno comunicati anche ...

10 curiosità sui Baci Perugina!

QUELLO CHE NON SAI SUI BACI PERUGINA Impossibile non conoscere i Baci Perugina. Probabile, invece, non sapere alcune curiosità che ruotano attorno alla loro storia così come alla loro produzione attuale. Ce ne siamo resi conto andando in Umbria ...

Make Cheese, not War!

Gefunden auf der Seite "Im Gespräch: Martin Pircher vom Käsefestival im Ahrntal" auf Gourmet Südtirol, über das Käsefestival Ahrntal, das leider erst nächstes Jahr wieder statt findet. Im abgelegenen ...

Wanna do something COOL with a Glass Bottle?

This is a post with very interesting ideas about how to reuse glass bottles. Great idea for the House Here we go!

A Bolzano: Forèst, Food Opera

Il compositore Matteo Franceschini ha realizzato, su commissione della Fondazione Teatro Comunale e Auditorium, un’opera dal concetto innovativo e unico nel suo genere: una “food opera” dal titolo Forèst, spettacolo capace di sovrapporre il piacere per la musica con quello per il gusto. ...

The relative perception

How the presentation of the food and the communication can change our taste! An "italian" experiment!  

Carne di grano

Qui un interessante esempio di alternativa al consumo di carne. Il consumo di carne vegetale verrà adottato in modo diffuso in un prossimo futuro?  

Food Exhibition @ Triennale @ Expo

The exhibition Arts & Foods. Rituals since 1851, running from April 9 to November 1, 2015, is the first section of the EXPO 2015 to open, as well as the only thematic area of the Expo located in the center of ...

agriculture = integral part of urban life

10 tolle Beispiel aus der ganzen Welt über lokale Produkte.

Salviamo le ciliegie bianche!

Un centinaio di ricercatori, coordinati dal professor Mario Agabbio dell'Istituto di Scienza delle produzioni alimentari del Cnr diretto da Angelo Visconti, è ripartito dai ricordi di vecchi contadini e dagli angoli remoti dei loro campi, per scovare le pianticelle in via d'estinzione sopravvissute e salvarle... http://archiviostorico.corriere.it/2002/luglio/01/Frutta_via_estinzione_una_banca_co_0_0207013103.shtml

Smarter Food from smarter crops

The research of IBM doesn't stop to computer. IBM engineers have developed many systems in order to: reduce fruit and vegetables waste, prevent porks diseases... let's take a look! http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/food_technology/article/food_technology.html

Banana Wall

A great example of Graphic linked to Food, a project by Stefan Sagmeister. Here further information about the project.

How to overcome Chocolate Addiction

A lot of us would find this post pretty necessary. It seems a little to serious but just take it in an hilarious way!  

Pukka Tea – Beautiful Graphic Packaging

Here a great idea of a good product: Pukka Organic Tea! Pukka products bio Tea, it tastes intense and it is wrapped up in beautiful designed paper boxes.

Smacafam – Recipes from Trentino Alto Adige

SOMETHING TRADITIONAL  To try! Lo smacafam è un piatto tipico della cucina trentina legato al Carnevale. L'origine del termine ("smaca"= picchia con forza e "fam" = fame) si riferisce alla capacità di placare l'appetito. È un tipo di torta salata da consumare calda. Si tratta di una pietanza, come suggerito dal nome, piuttosto pesante, è ...

“Taste the Waste” – see the movie!

Why do we throw away so much food? And how can we stop this kind of waste? These are the questions behind the movie "TASTE THE WASTE" A film by Valentin Thurn

app per condividere e non sprecare cibo

  Qui un'articolo che illustra le app (tutte italiane) per la condivisione di cibo in eccesso e la filosofia che c'è dietro. Qui alcuni link a queste app: - breading.foundation/ - www.bringfood.org (sviluppata a Trento ...

Perverse Verschwendung im Kino

"Taste the waste": Die Verschwendung großer Industrienationen zeigt Valentin Thurn in seinem Film im Rahmen von "Vom Einkaufen zum bewussten Erwerb".   17.04.2015 um 20:00 Uhr (Auditorium Langer, Piazza Montessori-Platz 7)   Proiezione film sullo spreco alimentare e su come evitarlo a cura ...

Forced to eat waste?

Does food turn bad at the exact day and time of the expiration date? According to this assumption supermarkets throw away goods that exceeded the best-before date. "Tasty Waste": To raise awareness among people that is is not true, youngCaritas cooked food using ...

Genius ice cream pack for woman with PMS

Texas based graphic designer Parker Jones has created a series of ice cream labels that really connect with women who struggle during that time of the month. If nothing else, they are brutally honest.  ...

Gemüse überall: Balkon, Fensterbrett, Keller, …

Gemüse selber anbauen macht nicht nur Spaß, sondern gibt uns auch ein kleines Stück Unabhängigkeit. Doch wer in der Stadt wohnt, hat dafür meist nur begrenzte Möglichkeiten. Utopia zeigt kreative Wege, wie man eigenes Gemüse auf dem Balkon, dem Fensterbrett und sogar im Keller anbauen kann.

Un mondo di MAIS

Corn in the world, an interesting article about the corn hidden in our dishes and drinks

DO play with FOOD!

  Here there are some nice and funny examples of edible art. Enjoy your meal!

Cibo= identità.

In questo  interessante articolo viene sottolineato come ciò che mangiamo è il risultato di ciò che siamo,ciò che ci piace,la nostra cultura,le nostre esperienze,le nostre amicizie e tutte le piccole cose che formano un essere umano.Il cibo diventa quindi importantissimo nel momento in cui si emigra in un nuovo luogo ...

Una playlist alimentare.

Una selezione delle più importanti e interessanti ted conferences sul cibo e l'alimentazione. Enjoy!  

Über Essen, Design, Menschen und andere Tiere

Peter Kubelka auf dem HfbK Symposium "Warum gestalten?" - unbedingt ansehen.

What about Slow Wood?

Slow Wood is a (not only) food design project by Studio Fludd. Click the link and discover a wooden and tasty world! http://slowwood.tumblr.com/    

STILLLEBEN (mal anders)

Die aus Finnland stammende Künstlerin Diana Luganski zeigt auf einer tollen Art und Weise ihren Umgang mit Alltagsgegenständen und Essen.

some more inspiring examples (commented)

http://adsoftheworld.com/media/outdoor/netshoes_storeA lot in a small space - oxymoron http://adsoftheworld.com/media/ambient/green_cup_coffee_100_traceable_wakeup_calls This is a way to realize something that few of you thought about - very relevant for us http://adsoftheworld.com/media/ambient/ontario_pharmacists_association_pharmacists_offer_more Questions on prescription http://adsoftheworld.com/media/ambient/aids_concern_hong_kong_can_you_smell_the_prejudice Quite relevant for us http://adsoftheworld.com/media/ambient/shopping_da_ilha_instant_change An interactive display w/out high tech: the viewer is engaged in ...

Gesunde, lokale & leckere Kantinenverpflegung?

Das klingt wie ein Widerspruch in sich. Doch das verspricht Kulindando. Sollte man/frau mal genauer ansehen und testen. Klingt jedenfalls wie eine Marktlücke. Und präsentiert sich so als ob auch die junge Otto-Normalverbraucherin darauf einstimmen kann – nicht mein Style, aber vielleicht genau richtig, um nicht nur in allzu ...

Campaign Poster playing with Space

Inspiring collection of outdoor posters and billboards that play with the environment they are placed it.

Il bullo ce l’ha piccolo

Oliviero Toscani, da sempre fotografo/comunicatore fuori dagli schemi, spiega la differenza tra uomo e bullo usando solo una banana e un pisello, in una campagna pubblicitaria promossa nel 2009 dalla Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano. Semplice, diretto, efficace.

Una presa al Coll(i)o

Ecco cosa serve, secondo Oliviero Toscani, per svegliare gli Italiani (in questo caso i Friulani), per spingerli ad investire con passione. Lui propone un'immagine che sveglia: una studentessa svedese di colore, a seno nudo, promuove il Collio, uno dei vini bianchi più buoni del mondo. Lo slogan provocatorio "L'unico Bianco ...

Interessanter WIKU – Beitrag zum Thema Biowein

Wikuausgabe vom 25.03.2015  


Foto: Désirée Senoner

Grano, la base della piramide alimentare.

immagine: http://de.dreamstime.com/lizenzfreies-stockfoto-ern%C3%A4hrungspyramide-image35306965

What do you think about this? :)

photo: http://blog.cbeloch.de/2013/02/sprout-der-wachs-mal-stift.html Thank's for the link Arch. Pinzger :)

The Real Dirt on farmer John

Un bellissimo documentario personale su John Patterson, un contadino del Midwest che rivoluzionó e portó alla luce un nuovo modo di approcciarsi all'agricoltura.  HIPPY RULEZ!

Der Bio-Betrug

"Si guarda solo al prodotto finale e non più all'obbiettivo per cui il biologico é nato" Una interessante inchiesta dello Spiegel in cui viene presentata la reale situazione del mercato bio. Un business talmente inflazionato da ...

Bean breakthrough bodes well for climate change challenge

Beans have been a casualty of rising temperatures. But the new variety, developed through natural breeding, is more resilient to heat and drought.

Zentrum der Gesundheit zum Thema Vitamine

    Bild:http://www.seeside.de/blog/vitamine-machen-augen-fit.php Wäre es gesund einen natürlichen Vitaminkomlex zusammen mit einer ausgewogenen Ernährung einzunehmen oder brauchen wir das nicht?

The Problem Of Palm Oil

An interesting article in Italian that gives a background of the actual situation of the production of Palm Oil. IS IT REALLY NECESSARY?   http://www.thepostinternazionale.it/mondo/italia/il-business-dell-olio-di-palma

ReUse Tea Bags

This is an interesting web site where to find smart ways to reuse Tea Bags. They are great scrubs for skin! TO TRY! website --> http://www.naturallivingideas.com/used-tea-bags/ video --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUmpscnRX5I

Vegans against the slaughter of lambs

Following the animal rights campaigns, consuption of lamb and kid has collapsed from 50% in the last four years, see the new campaign of Animal Amnesty.

Food prices and the financial industry

Foodwatch published a report titled "The Hunger Makers", examining the connections between the rising food prices and the development at the financial markets. "In 2010 alone, food prices rose by one-third, causing an additional 40 million people to plunge into absolute poverty. There was another record ...

Eat Well Guide – An inspiring project from America

"Eat Well Guide – a free, online directory of farms, stores, restaurants, CSAs and other sources of sustainable food throughout the US and Canada. By simply entering a zip code, users can find sustainable food locally or along a route when traveling. The Guide includes 25,000+ handpicked, curated listings, and ...

Virtual water and food

Here you can find extremely precise data about the water-foodprints of single nutrition products.

Investigate food

All about corporate farming in the USA, agribusiness and massive food production. Food Inc is a 2008 American documentary film directed by Robert Kenner.

Banco Alimentare is just good

I really like Banco Alimentare for their simple yet revolutionary approach to the issue of overproduction. What they do is they collect refuse from supermarkets and they give it to who needs it. Nobody knows anything about them, and nobody cares. I see this as an example of good design, while ...

Slow-wood Slow Food

discover the super idea of studio fludd, in Slow Wood unconventional panino!    

Egalité! Fraternité! RESTAURANT!

Do you want to descover who first invented the "restaurant"? Legend has it that a soup salesman named Boulanger opened the first modern restaurant 250 years ago in Paris, but... These stories serve up reminders that today’s concept of a restaurant was never ...

Packaging no more!

Also Italy has started follow the example of many other countries where there are developed new supermarkets that do not use any kind of packaging reducing waste of materials and environmental pollution. There are already 34 stores all around the country. Check out this article and look if there are ...

Seed Vicious, semi di resistenza al Leoncavallo

(da il Manifesto del 22/03/15) Agricoltura. Oggi e domani (dalle 13 alle 20) La Terra Trema e Civiltà Contadina chiamano a raccolta al centro sociale di via Watteu (Milano) contadini liberi per un libero scambio di semi, esperienze ...

Trip inside my favourite burger

I love Burger King. They are always so nice with me. My favourite hamburger is the Steakhouse. Fresh beef grilled on high heat, tasty roasted onions, crispy bacon, tasty BBQ sauce and fresh tomatoes and salad. I love the Steakhouse. Today I ...

Mappa consumo sostenibile Bolzano

immagine: http://www.sostenibile.com/blog/2014/10/reti-agroalimentari-alternative-di-consumo/ Come essere piú vigili nella spesa: http://www.centroconsumatori.it/43v43d220.html  

UN – Zero Hunger Challenge


Humus – Ristorante Bio a Bolzano

immagine: http://www.zoonar.de/photo/grne-lippen_319867.html Ristorante Bio a Bozlano

Organic makes the difference

Check this video at 16:25 (21:16 to go straight to the point). You will meet a normal clod of earth and her organically grown twin. Wow! Organic farming makes difference. A huge one. A difference comparable to the one between a ...

The Fridge Answer

Am I the only one who pass a lot of time stand in front of the fridge wondering what to do? Finally the answer comes from the fridge! Just recently I've discovered this amazing website, myfridgefood, where you can put ...

Umweltverschmutzung und Umdenken© (für Updates bitte Quellen prüfen)

Umweltverschmutzung und Umdenken Bildquelle: http://androphilia.tumblr.com/post/20457411831/ego-versus-eco

Bees 1 – Mankind 0

As I see it, bees solved the problem of architecture way before we were able to light a fire. Here's why in 2D and in 3D, wonderfully explained by the Moody Institute of Science.

Extra virgin olive scam

Do you like the green and flavourish bottle of Extra Virgin olive oil you can get at the supermarket for 5€? Lucky you! As The New York Times reported in january, many of the aforementioned bottles have little ...

Robben essen | Mangiare foche | Seals eating

Bavarians do not worry, I'm not talking about your beloved striker here. I'm talking about actual seals: the beloved, cute, little animals. In one of my musical peregrinations through the web I recently discovered Tanya Tagaq, an Inuit throat singer who collaborated, among others, with Bjork. She has recently put out ...

Pietro Barilla’s ads form part of your brain

In this documentary broadcasted by La Storia siamo noi, they explain how working class hero Pietro Barilla's advertising for pasta accompaigned Italian anthropological evolution between 1958 and 2013. The documentary is in Italian.

What the hell are GAS?

In this case GAS doesn't stink, to the contrary, it stand for "Gruppo di Acquisto Solidale" (Solidarity Purchasing Group), by which consumers buy excellent food (and other things) directly form producers. They form a community – the groups of consumers, together with ...

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