Step Inside the Shipping Container-Turned-Kitchen at Nashville’s 404 Hotel

With just five large rooms and “invisible service,” the new 404 Hotel in Nashville is a high-design hideaway just a few blocks away from… Read More

Speedy Graphic Design for Barcelona’s New Ham on Wheels

Ham on Wheels, Barcelona’s newest fancy fast-food outlet, is getting some extra buzz from the stellar job local design studio Forma &… Read More

A Sweet Label for Sour Beer

We’re excited to see another great packaging design project from one of our favorite young up-and-comers, Mackenzie Freemire. The Chicago-based graphic design… Read More

Not Your Grandmother’s Baklava

Yes, there’s a little old lady on the label, but these tins of baklava are anything but old-school. While the recipe for the traditional Greek… Read More

The Ergonomic and Exceptionally Handsome Handmade Cookware That’s Making Our Kitchen Dreams Come True

We’ve seen a lot of new cookware sets that promise beauty and functionality, and, with few exceptions, many of those products manage to… Read More

How Fabrica’s New Tableware Breaks Language Barriers

What does a multiethnic culinary experience actually mean? We’ll be the first to admit that it can be tough to make sense of questions… Read More

Smartbites: Candy Created by a Designer

High-design hard candies aren’t exactly a new phenomenon—Papa Bubble’s artistic molten sugar sweets swept Europe, Asia, and then the U.S. back in 2008—but despite… Read More

How Fake Wax Food is Made

Anyone who loves the work of Yasujiro Ozu, the famous filmmaker I often describe to the (shocking amount of) people who’ve never heard… Read More

Go Ahead, Drink Coffee from Pantone’s Marsala Mugs—if You Want a Truly Boring Cup

The effect that color has on our perception of taste is pretty well documented, but the psychological impact that our tableware has on… Read More

A Melbourne Prison Gets a New Life as a Comely Cafe

Residents living five miles outside of Melbourne, Australia, are no longer next-door neighbors to Pentridge Prison, but Pentridge Village, which is getting something of… Read More