Cake maker Siew Heng Boon crafts confections that don’t look edible at all. Her glass-like creations are instead akin to office paperweights with florals and fish encased beneath clear surfaces. Known as 3D jelly cakes, these confections are made with gelatin or seaweed jelly powder and use specific tools to inject colorful motifs onto a clear base. Boon’s cakes are an awe-inspiring example of when food transcends into edible works of art.
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When it comes to textile art, we thought we’d seen it all, but Japanese artist ipnot’s miniature food embroidery designs...
At the beginning of 2015, New York-based artist Ruby Silvious embarked on a new project called 363 Days of Tea, a visual diary of miniature paintings and collages on used, emptied-out tea bags. While many discard their used tea bags, Silvious celebrates the popular, daily tea-drinking ritual by recycling them for use as mini canvases. Three years later, the artist continues to create her daily paintings, illustrating her day-to-day life.
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The cosmos provide an infinite source of wonder with their far-away worlds and swirling nebulas.
Food presentation has a long history, with records dating back to ancient Roman and Medieval times. In addition to enhancing aesthetic appeal, elaborate food presentation was thought to be a symbol of wealth, power, and cultural taste. More than 2,000 years later, food preparation has arguably evolved into a global food art movement.
Food and design go together more often than we think.
For many people, one of the best parts of Christmas is the delicious, traditional homecooked meals that signify the season.
Whether it’s glittering galaxy glazes or adorable animal-inspired icing designs, it’s evident that donuts make the perfect shaped canvas for food-inspired artists around the world. Influenced by his time spent living in the United States, South Korean ceramicist Jae Yong Kim creates delectable donut designs inspired by pop culture and famous artworks. They may look good enough to eat, but are for display only.
When it comes to beautiful desserts, cakes often get all the credit.
It might seem crazy to think that a birthday cake could outdo any gift you would receive on your special...