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Philippe Starck: "I created my squeezer sitting at a restaurant in an Italian island"
The famous French designer tells about the origin of his iconic object. The 'debate' about the role design has when it comes to everyday objects keeps on.
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Marcel Wanders:” I ‘Dressed’ a plate to bring out its content”
The Dutch designer tells his own philosophy on kitchen objects, as he projected an entire collection of white porcelain table set, and more, for Alessi.
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Achille Castiglioni: "Imagining Cutlery Designed for Italian Food"
What's in the creation of a fork or a knife? Find out the answers from this Italian master and winner of the 'Compasso d'Oro' Award for his flatware collection
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Alessandro Mendini: "Anna G., my corkscrew-doll dancing on a bottle"
One of most famous Italian designers explains the idea behind the object he created, the ironic utensil that became an icon of Italian table design worldwide.
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Salt of the Earth: World's Most Amazing Saltmines | Gallery
From the landscapes of salt flats in Bolivia to your kitchen table: find out on FDL how table salt is obtained and its symbolic and material value
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My Food Library: Must Have Cookbooks and Food Books
Some great cookbooks and food book suggestions for your library. From Modernist Cuisine to the more traditional Science in the Kitchen by Pellegrino Artusi
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Secret Dining: New Eating Experiences
Pop-ups and secret dining: A look at some of the best one-off food events and pop ups FDL visited throughout 2011
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Food and Art: Contemporary Ideas
The art of food: a collection of interviews with painters, photographers and designers who all make varying forms of art with food