We seem to have a strange fascination with all things mini - from teacup pigs to paintings on sugar cubes. There's something there that warms up our heart with every glance towards that direction. Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida clearly feel the same way. Since 2002, the duo has been photographing a series of playful dioramas combining miniature figurines with various kinds of food. Titled . . .
IT'S CHRISTMAS WEEK! DAY 2/7 Are you at a loss for a new cocktail to entertain your guests with at your Christmas party? Look no further, here's one from A Beautiful Mess. EGGNOG MARTINI Serves 2 usually...but I guess this depends on how many you're each planning on drinking. What is needed: 3 oz eggnog 1 oz vanilla vodka 1/2 oz amaretto Nutmeg and cinnamon sticks for . . .
This is a 100% appropriate post for a Friday evening. It is about cocktails, convenience and awesome vintage design - is it ticking all the boxes for you? Keep reading... Cody Petts created handy kits for classic beverages such as the Old Fashioned and Daiquiri that fit right into your pocket. They each contain the necessary ingredients to prepare the beverage and a little recipe card. . . .
Istanbul-based Microartist, Hasan Kale, uses extreme precision and a steady hand to create a series of impossibly small paintings using everyday objects as his canvas. According to Kale, “things we usually see can turn into something invisible” - this thought inspired his new direction and his work calls attention to the things that we see yet often ignore in daily life. Anything from a butterfly . . .
Imagine if you're in the meat section of your supermarket and amongst all the soggy plastic-wrapped items you spot this… In our world of clutter and craziness, great packaging seems to make all the difference. Agriculturas Diversas needed prestigious new packaging for their top-range product EXTREM, a new brand of Iberian acorn-fed ham, to be sold in gourmet shops and given away to friends . . .
My favourite kind of day. For those of you who are unaware, it is not just any ordinary Friday...it's National Donut Day today. Celebrate with some sugary goodness if you have a bakery (or kitchen) in close reach - diets be gone. Just for the meantime, here are some donut pictures for you to satisfy those cravings. Some of these are almost too pretty to eat. Almost. via Oh Happy Day! . . .
Fig tartlets with herbs & honey, looks delicious. Recipe here. . . .
The creative team at Haribo must be falling over themselves right now - they just got outshone by a pair of students at the advertising school, HAW Hamburg. As part of a class, students were asked to create a print campaign for the new delicious Haribo gummy bears with 25% more fruit juice. Aspiring Graphic Designers Valentin René Tillian and Michael Wilde came up with this simple and quite . . .
I'm sure we all could do with some deep-fried goodness on a Monday afternoon... A sudden pang of homesickness. Take me back to sunsets & blue skies! via Buzzfeed (with recipe by Daniel Humm) . . .
Call me crazy, but sometimes when you walk past things - do you see little faces? Whether it's a bend in the handrail, the foam of your coffee, or pucker in a lemon. Sometimes it's nice to look down on a Monday morning and find something smiling at you. Sarah Illenberger creates her own experiences and makes her food into rainbows, diamonds and disco balls. The Berlin-based art director and . . .