kitchen ecology designboom exhibition in los angeles
kitchen ecology designboom exhibition in los angeles kitchen ecology designboom exhibition in los angeles
jul 02, 2009

kitchen ecology designboom exhibition in los angeles

last weekend in los angeles, designboom in collaboration with dwell on design hosted the ‘kitchen ecology: recipes for good design‘ exhibition

‘stem herb planter’ by peter pless

grow your own herbs in a home-planting-device, like a broom it leans against the wall.

inside the exhibition

seth grizzle and jonathan junker (graypants) hang their scrap lights made out of salvaged pieces of corrugated cardboard

kitchen ecology – recipes for good design, curated by designboom exhibition of 150 ‘eco-proposals’

eames demetrios (grandson of charles and ray eames) and wife shelley mills at the show

‘ceramica’ pots and pans coated in ceramics by italian producer moneta

this is the future of coating: ceramics! it resists high temperatures, scratches and doesn’t peel off. a luminous signal on the handle indicates when it’s reached 140 °C, so you can lower the flame of your stove and use less energy.

removable wash basins encourages the use of grey water. why not use the water to clean your vegetables to nourish your flowers?

washing up bowl flexible rubber bowl designed by ole jensen and produced by normann copenhagen

kitchen ecology at dwell on design conference

sam grawe, editor-in-chief of dwell and birgit lohmann of designboom at the conference

more images to come, stay tuned.

  • That removable washbasin is a great idea. If you have biodegradable soap, then it would be great for watering your plants.

    I also really like the ceramic cookware. More and more, ceramic is playing a bigger part in the kitchen, especially since people found out ceramic works very well as knives. Ming Tsai (of PBS’ Simply Ming) uses ceramic knives quite often. It makes sense that they would be adapted for cooking purposes. It’s also great that they have an inset thermometer.

    Good stuff.

    Minhquan Nguyen says:
  • Those Stem Herb Planters are funky…where can I get one?

    Julia says:
  • This exhibition seemed very interesting. I like that people are thinking about our future. The herb planter is such a good idea.

    Alan Dale says:
  • Ecology is such a buzz word these days, these guys have managed to pull it off with their work. I was at the show and thought it had a lot of insightful information on our whole existence in the kitchen and what designers are coming up with.

    Donna Manning says:

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