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Books, Graphic Design

Posted by Gavin Lucas, 16 January 2012, 11:28    Permalink    Comments (22)

Hong Kong-based publisher Victionary's latest tome, entitled Eat Me: Appetite For Design, is chock-full of inventive food packaging projects, elegant restaurant identities and interiors, and food-based art projects. It's even designed to look like a layered wafer biscuit


Nice touch: the top right corner of Eat Me features a bite cut out


Above and below, Hamburg-based agency Korefe's playful set of screwdriver lollies


Above and below, Demelza Hill's Snap and Dine plate and crockery set takes its cue from airfix model kits



Above and below, Anagrama's identity and interior for Mexican patisserie Theurel & Thomas


Above and following two images, Vancouver sandwich shop Meat & Bread identity by Glasfurd & Walker


Above left, Brighton-based Kyle Bean's What Came First art piece featuring a chicken sculpture made out of egg shell


Above, spread featuring burger-themed artwork created for burger blogger Burgerac's Burgermat Show


Spread showing artists working on The Small Print's Absolut Vis10ns exhibition


Spread showing some incredible sugar cube sculptures by Brendan Jamison


Above, Studio Toogood's design for The Hatch eatery which popped up at the 2009 London Design Festival

All the studio bios run in a section at the back and, depending on your personal preference, you can choose to order the book with a cream "vanilla" cover, or a brown "chocolate" cover:

Eat Me (288 pages, 190 x 255mm) can be ordered direct from victionary.com and costs US$42 plus postage and packaging.

 

 

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22 Comments

WANT!
liveslashdie
2012-01-16 11:46:49


I need this book. I needed it before I realised that 10 out of the 14 sneak-peak-shots I have saved on my desktop already.
Yviemarie
2012-01-16 13:31:04


Victionary consistently put out the best produced design books – in terms of 'packaging-as-subject' they continue to lead the market. Also WANT!
Luke Tonge
2012-01-16 13:31:25


Stunning! Great work and inspiration.
Anthony Liptak
2012-01-16 14:51:10


It would be even better if you could actually eat it! You could sell it multiple times to various buyers;)
Wes
2012-01-16 19:04:39


Excellent. Love the pull a part cutlery! What an amazing book. :)
Adrian
2012-01-17 00:49:24


Mmm yummy!
eryn
2012-01-17 01:57:04


I work at Farmboy Fine Arts in Vancouver across the road from Meat & Bread, not only is their identity really cool but the sandwiches rock, had the meatball today!!! mwah!!!! I highly recommend.

Mitch
Mitch
2012-01-17 04:04:58


This is absolutely awesom! Great work!
termpaperwriter
2012-01-17 12:44:06


Looks tasty!
Simon Palmer
2012-01-17 13:16:21


I like the wafer idea, and it looks lovely, and works on the outside but on the interior pages that bite mark bothers me a little. I'm wondering how the designers felt about the bite mark eating into their page designs and images.
Mark
2012-01-17 13:17:51


Wow, that book is a true feast for the eyes. Also WANT...in fact...NEEEED!
Matt
2012-01-17 13:34:35


Only someone in Canada could say, '...sandwiches rock.' I love London
Christmas Clarke
2012-01-17 13:42:27


'...sandwiches rock.' I love Newcastle.
>Lil _Pete.
2012-01-17 13:59:14


Brilliant creative vision, these guys are incredibly inventive, I might try to introduce edible packaging!
Destination Wedding Photographer
2012-01-17 14:40:08


I am now craving 2 things after reading this article, the book itself and a sandwich from "Meat & Bread!"
Alex
2012-01-17 16:51:09


Certainly looks good enough to eat, gorgeous design.
Love the bite die cut detail, nice touch.
Gareth Coxon
2012-01-17 18:44:25


LOVE! WANT! NEED!
Emma
2012-01-18 12:11:39


This is exhilaratingly fabulous. And so wonderful to see Burgerac being given its due!
KEB
2012-01-18 13:08:44


Talk about making your mouth water, my copy is ordered.
Web design London
2012-01-19 14:59:00


Back in stock, ordered :)
Yviemarie
2012-01-31 19:58:21


design > practicality? No thanks. No spine? Will fall apart after a few uses. Better to stay on the shelf than to actually look through it.
M.
2012-04-21 21:22:42


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