After graduating in 2000 from Eindhoven’s Design Academy, Marije Vogelzang has been designing eating concepts. And with her new book, Eat Love, she’s aiming to get us questioning and thinking differently about food and design.
Her interest is in the verb ‘to eat’. Not only does Vogelzang think deeply about what’s on the plate (if there’s a plate at all), but she also thinks about everything that surrounds the act of eating: the atmosphere, the preparation and serving, the people involved, the tastes, textures, sounds, smells and colours, and also the stories behind the ingredients. She even follows the journey of food from seed all the way through to the human digestion process. You don’t get more thorough than that. (Many thanks to Malvina in NY)