Alessandra Cardarelli

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Creative Coffee Shop Prints Edible Self-Portraits on Lattes

With this clever technology by a small, Taiwan-based coffee chain, no longer will your cup of morning joe be confused with someone else's order at the local coffee shop. To promote their business, Let's Cafe has recently introduced an innovative foam art printer that produces your own face on the …

Everyday Foods Transformed Into Appealing Sculptures

Romanian artist Dan Cretu sees the potential for art in all of the foods around him. In his work, he transforms the most basic of nourishment–fruits and vegetables, sunflower seeds, and even slices of salami–into elaborate food art. Since he began his work in this type of sculpture, even just the …

The Smurfs Invade Rome for Global Smurfs Day

Over the weekend, on June 22nd, people from all around the world took part in festivities to celebrate the lovable little blue characters known as Smurfs in a worldwide event being called Global Smurfs Day. In Rome, Italy, over 4,000 sculptures of the curious blue characters were scattered …

Baroque On Steroids? The World’s First 3-D Printed Room To Become A Reality

Michael Hansmeyer, who is known for using algorithms and computation to generate incredibly complex architecture, is finally ready to build (print) it. This summer, Hansmeyer, in collaboration with project partner Benjamin Dillenburger, will assemble a fully enclosed architectural folly whose …

Watch: A 2-Minute History Of American Industrial Design

The design movement that revolutionized consumer goods, explained.<p>If you were born after a certain year, then buying toothpaste that doesn’t come with the promise of whitening your snappers is unthinkable.<p>As explained by the animated short from The Open University‘s series on 20th century design, …

Too Much to Resist: Design and Bikes at the Portland Art Museum

The Cyclepedia Exhibition Portland Art Museum 1219 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97209 Through September 8, 2013<p>Austrian collector Michael Embacher's …