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We were at Taste Festival for Berlin’s duo Culinary Misfits, which through non-profit arrangements with farmers makes delicious vegetables that can’t be sold because their unusual shapes.

 

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Biodegradable paper pulp is proving to be ideal for temporary uses and has a great organic texture. We loved the contrast between Debbie Wijskamp‘s recycled newspaper wares and Lenneke Wispelwey’s porcelain ones!

 

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Dutch Maarten Baptist‘s Slow Cooker and Steam Pilaster set is made from glass and renewable cork.

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Royal College of Art graduate, Marre Moerel presented Food on the Table, a cruelty-free and brutal ceramic collection of tableware made from casted animal organs, such as cow hearts, pig intestines, sheep brains, and bull testicles.

 

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Art historian Adriana Hartley created a collection of ceramic tableware around the idea of recycling old pieces in an aesthetically pleasing way.

 

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Terrariums can blow our minds, especially when they are suspended from a helium balloon, like this one from Lauren Coleman.

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Folding, biodegradable and inspired by origami, Marco Bazzola‘s paper-based Easy Eating are great for transportation of food for al-fresco eating.

 

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Graphic design and animism was also present at Taste. Michela Grisi and Nicholas Bertini created Vegetablove, a project consisting of a series of illustrations that give voice and free expression of feelings to fruits and vegetables.

 

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Christoph Toenges and Elena Goray exhibited “Pile Isle,” their beautiful bamboo bench, which was made using no glue or screws.

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German Valentin Loellmann recycles old wooden furniture legs and create lean pieces of furniture enclosed in a thick polyester skin.

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Japanese performance artist Ayako Suwa amazed attendees at the Direktorenhaus’ loft with erotic micro-food designs that aimed to evoke feelings through eating an exotic mix of tastes in small size.

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There was a lot to experience, see and taste at this fantastic event — be sure to check if there is a Taste Festival in your own city!

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