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Food: Design and Culture

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The way that we prepare, serve and eat food is a powerful reflection of our way of life. It involves social ritual as well as aesthetics, technology and functional issues. Every step of the process is shaped by design - from the way that food is presented to the utensil used in its consumption. This text examines the different aspects of design involved in the obsession with food, with illustrated essays devoted to such issues as the design of supermarkets, the rise of the designer restaurant, the design of the kitchen, and the semantics of food.

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They say food is life, but to today's purveyors of consumer goods it is also a source of inspiration and a key to the latest hot-ticket, the newest trend. We are bombarded with an endless array of new food products: genetically manipulated produce, exotic foodstuffs (with equally exotic taste sensations), and computer-generated pasta shapes. And complementing this passion for all things edible are designer restaurants, tony supermarkets, and stores selling specialized and expensive kitchen equipment. This British publication documents the food phenomenon with more than 100 eye-catching photographs and eight essays by notable design professionals, like Ettore Sottsass. (One essay, Paolo Antonelli's "Design Bites," was expanded from an article that originally appeared in International Design in 1998.) Although the book is light (or "lite"?) on text, its premiseAthe unprecedented confluence of food and artAmakes it a worthy candidate for most design libraries.AMargarete Gross, Chicago P.L.
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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