Food & Drink (183)
Food for thought
‘Food Design Probes’ is a research project by Philips. They have developed ideas based on predictions of how we will eat and source our food in 15 to 20 years. And in that vision, they created three concept products: the Nutrition Monitor, the Food Printer and the Biosphere Home Farm.
Why it matters
Innovation is no longer only about forthcoming product development. Does the Food Design Probe project indicate that companies must pioneer wilder more exotic initiatives beyond their own business plan to show they really care about the future?
“Insalate Italiane” is a Milanese healthy Fast Food that serves fresh food, where you pay for what you eat in a very unusual way: the weighing system typical of the supermarket.
Molecule is a café in Manhattan’s East Village that only sells ‘water cocktails’. A 16-ounce glass costs $2.50 and extra vitamins and electrolytes can cost an extra $1 per serving.