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6 Awe-Inspiring Designs Made From Food!
Posted By Ana Lisa On May 26, 2012 @ 2:58 am In Art,Design,Environment,Features,Sustainable Food | No Comments
Food doesn't just delight in delicious snacks and meals -- there are a whole crop of designers, artists and photographers using the tasty medium to create some of the strangest and most awe-inspiring designs we've ever seen. Using everything from fish scales to orange peels to chocolate, check out these 6 wacky yet sustainable examples of how people are playing with food -- and creating something awesome while at it!
Photographer Matthew Carden  creates fantastic miniature landscapes  that revisit healthy eating choices. From a bug’s perspective, Carden creates playful moments using fruit, vegetables and small human figures in a ¨Small World¨. Here we realize the beauty in everyday life and eating.
Israel-based Ori Sonnenschein  loves experimenting with food waste and everyday objects. His latest adventure is ‘Solskin Peels’, a collection of objects made from tangy orange  skins that are biodegradable, locally sourced, cheap, water-resistant and smell like heaven.
Royal College of Art ‘s new graduate Eric de Laurens  unveiled a series of objects using a smelly technique he developed himself while studying in his final year. Cups, reading glasses, goggles and a fishy table decoration were made using a recycled and innovative material that he calls “fish scale plastic”.
Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin from Formafantasma  have developed a colored collection of vessels by mixing 70% flour, 20% agricultural waste and 10% limestone. Taking a critical approach to design, while reviving old techniques and food-based materials, this is just another exciting and quirky project  coming from the duo.
BOOM! is a sweet bit of artillery designed by Hector Galvan from studio Omelette . Created with the aim of delivering a message for the production of organic, locally-made and high-quality chocolate, instead of importing it, these crafty chocolates bombs are sweet and have a killer message.
Using canned food as building blocks, teams of architects, designers and engineers — including Skidmore Owings and Merrill  to Eleanor Roosvelt High School  — patiently built twenty six tasty sculptures for an event called Canstruction  in downtown NYC. From Angry Birds to massive product barcodes, these jaw-dropping sculptures were created to raise the awareness of hunger issues, as well as to collect thousands of cans of food to feed needy New Yorkers.
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URLs in this post:
 Fantastical Photographed Scenes Pay Tribute To Food: http://inhabitat.com/matthew-cardens-fantastical-food-photographs-pay-tribute-to-the-bounty-we-eat/
 Matthew Carden: http://www.350degrees.com/
 landscapes: http://inhabitat.com/feast-on-fantastical-food-art-landscapes-for-thanksgiving/
 Biodegradable Designs Grown From Dried Orange Skins: http://inhabitat.com/israel-based-solskin-studio-creates-biodegradable-objects-from-orange-skins/
 Ori Sonnenschein: http://www.solskindesign.com/
 orange: http://inhabitat.com/photos-the-best-green-designs-at-london%E2%80%99s-royal-college-of-art-graduate-show/royal-college-of-art-show-2011-1/
 Spectacles and Other Decor Made From Fish Scale Plastic: http://inhabitat.com/fish-feast-student-makes-swimming-goggles-glasses-and-more-out-of-100-fish-scales/
 Royal College of Art: http://www.rca.ac.uk/
 Eric de Laurens: http://www.erikdelaurens.com/Erik_de_Laurens/Erik_de_Laurens.html
 Crafty Vessels Made by Mixing Flour, Agricultural Waste and Limestone: http://inhabitat.com/formafantasma-crafty-vessels-are-made-from-flour-agricultural-waste-and-limestone/
 Formafantasma: http://www.formafantasma.com/
 quirky project: http://inhabitat.com/formafantasmas-natural-botanica-vessels-look-like-archaeological-artifacts/
 Chocolate Weapons Melt Into a Political Message: http://inhabitat.com/boom-a-political-statement-in-the-form-of-chocolate/
 Omelette: http://www.omelette.com.mx/
 Massive Canned Food Sculptures Make a Stir in NYC: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/photos-canstruction-takes-over-the-world-financial-center-with-sculptures-made-from-canned-goods/
 Skidmore Owings and Merrill: http://www.som.com/
 Eleanor Roosvelt High School: http://www.erhsnyc.org/
 Canstruction: http://www.sdanyc.org/canstruction/
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