IDO GARINI / STUDIO APPETIT (NL)

Related Projects: Belgrade Design Week Festival 2014

Ido Garini is an eating experience designer and owner of Studio Appétit. The studio investigates eating culture, habits, cravings and emotions that are triggered by food. Through design, It translates its insights into products, experiences, brands, food products, installations, concept dinners, dining concepts, lectures and workshops.

Aiming to create new ways to experience food and eating, Ido’s work explores multiple themes, including food and time, place and culture: Among its many projects, over the past two years Studio Appetit brought ancient civilizations back to life with “Elixir”, a series of potions and dishes from eras past; designed a world of temptations in Luscious Food Cravings, and redefined the way people look in the mirror in “Eating Reflections”.

Ido’s projects were presented and published throughout the world, and recognized as leading in the field of eating design. Through his innovative approach to eating design, Ido inspires his peers and colleagues to expand the field, its impact and recognition.

His skills as designer and chef are based on a unique experience, combining multidisciplinary studies of product design, graphic design, culinary arts and food studies in Israel, Spain and the United States.

http://www.studioappetit.com/

The Belgrade Design Week was the best design conference I have ever enjoyed – the specific spirit of the city in a kind of in between status, the rough tension which can still be felt ten years after the bombs, the pride and the looking for new orientation especially in the young generation – all this is giving the BDW a special flair far away from the current events of the global design circus. In addition the enthusiastic organizational team trying hardly but unsuccessfully to keep the program along the schedules, the informal exchange between the international speakers, the loss of any discipline, the parties on the river … what ever and how ever the interrelations between these aspects are working – it makes the BDW an unique, likeable, inspiring and productive event, I will never forget.

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