TAG: Kitchen utensils

Designer Produce

Designer Produce

Artists can be inspired by the most interesting materials that many consider just ordinary items. The work of Sarah Illenberger provides a good example. Her series entitled Strange Fruits brightly represents the ingenuity of fruit and vegetable art. She whimsically presents spectacular produce inspired replicas, taking the everyday and twisting it with the surreal. Her rubies made from beets are simple yet so naturally shiny you may want to try carving out one or two. Also, this familiar toy inspired sample may have household members cutting up chunks of fruits to make their own, which would be much easier to… read more

Ways to Naturally Season Foods

Ways to Naturally Season Foods

If you want to cut down on preservatives and salt but still prefer seasoned foods there are simple ways to incorporate natural flavorings. Making your own spices at home is cheaper than buying them and uses what would normally be tossed out from groceries that you already have. Taking this concept and turning it into a functional device, Rianne Koens has created a system for making food enhancers at home. A product designer with an environmental eye, she saw the opportunity for naturally flavoring foods often being thrown in the trash after dinner. She uses the example of a fruit… read more