Writer, curator and educator John Thackara advocates a new kind of universal foundation course to foster ecological literacy and a whole-systems understanding of the world.
Nataly Restrepo is a strategic food designer who is pioneering new connections between food design and commerce. We talked to her about brand responsibility, active information-sharing and the future of food labelling.
Change the conversation, expand the table, improve the plate. The legendary Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery turns 40 and it will be a (virtual) feast.
KUFstudios make luxury chocolate bars that at first glance look more mineral than edible but taste extraordinary. They aim to use their BRIK confections as an educational tool and aid to rethinking business, responsibility and luxury.
The animal behaviourist Temple Grandin is as famous for her design of humane livestock handling systems as she is for talking about her autism. There is a lot to be learnt from her point of view.
A conversational journey with food anthropologist Richard R. Wilk from eels to instant noodles via nationalism, bioprospecting and Proust, providing much food for thought along the way.
Karen Lacroix, founder of the Illustration School in Porto, explains how food as a medium can activate practice in illustration to promote collective effort to face systemic challenges.
Berlin chef Alex Brosin talks about his journey from dreams of travel in the GDR, via a series of Michelin-starred kitchens, back to the kitchen garden and then on to the Data Kitchen – and why training is everything.
An interview with the Viennese Konditormeister Eduard A. Fruth about a lifetime spent in the multicultural world of traditional Viennese pastries.