Monthly Archives: July 2013

Ski gondola becomes vending machine

Yet another cool vending machine: disused vintage ski gondola turned into arcade toy vending machine. As part of Design Miami Basel 2013, Baker Wardlaw created the machine for the Verbier mountain climbers exhibition. Snow cold coolness.

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Reblogged: 9 Vintage Vending Machines From a Time When They’d Sell Anything

9 Vintage Vending Machines From a Time When They’d Sell Anything. >> Really good article on the history of vending machines! They were pretty innovative in the past, too. Some really interesting things: The first ever vending machine was invented … Continue reading

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Townie – the new cronut – and other baking mashups

Hot on the heels of the cronut – croissant meets doughnut – comes the townie, a mashup of a brownie with a tart. (Just realised how badly that could be interpreted.) London’s ‘hot right now’ baking mashup was spotted by … Continue reading

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Inspiration

  Via Nomaan Kashif Tariq

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Alef magazine

Wow – anyone who loves the Arabic script or has an interest in Middle Eastern art/culture needs to check out Alef magazine. Culture, creativity and innovation from the Gulf region Launched today at the Serpentine Gallery in London Published in … Continue reading

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Edible packaging: Wikipearl(TM)

First we had Bob’s burgers with their edible wrappers and now WikiBar in Paris has taken the edible packaging idea to the next level with a selection of really tasty sounding items. The WikiPearl(TM) yoghurts, cheeses and ice creams come … Continue reading

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Vending machine restaurant. Offering gourmet food. At an airport.

Mind blown? Head over to Tokyo and check out Haneda Airport’s vending machine restaurant, offering gourmet food 24 hours a day. Regular readers of this blog will know that vending machines are far from boring and can be pretty innovative and … Continue reading

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Fun. Food. London.

Two great food events coming up in London: TRUCK STOP from the people behind Street Feast: This weekend is the first TRUCK STOP (food truck festival) at Wood Wharf (E14). “A collection of old fire engines, ambulances and milk floats … Continue reading

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Rurbanism – the Modern Farmer movement

Rurbanism – a modern urban twist on traditional agricultural concepts, also known as rural urbanism or urban agriculture – is being described as a “movement” by the editor-in-chief of Modern Farmer magazine, Ann Marie Gardner. The new quarterly magazine will focus on where … Continue reading

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How to turn ice cream into bread

From The Huffington Post UK

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