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philips food probe
mar 07, 2009
philips food probe


‘home farming’
photo credit: philips design

philips design recently completed a design probe looking at the future of food. the project investigated how
we might eat and source our food 15-20 years from now. the probe looks at social trends occurring today
and extrapolates them to project possible futures. the research led the designers to create three projects
which solidified their ideas. the first is ‘home farming’ which is a self-contained farm for growing a portion
of your food inside. the design is a tall and slender shelf-like unit with separate levels for different purposes
such as growing plants and raising fish. the next concept is ‘diagnostic kitchen’, a nutrition monitor which
gives personalized information on your food. the design comes with a swallowable sensor which will tell
you what and how much to eat based on your health and nutrition requirements. the final concept is
‘food creation’, a cooking device for printing food. the device would take in ingredients and combine them
together, printing them into the desired shape and consistency.

http://www.philips.com


‘home farming’
photo credit: philips design


‘food creation’
photo credit: philips design


‘food creation’
photo credit: philips design


‘diagnostic kitchen’
photo credit: philips design


‘diagnostic kitchen’
photo credit: philips design

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