Although the mention of someone recycling mattresses found in the garbage might give you the heebie-jeebies, wait until you see what Lor-K has turned them into for her new project ‘Eat Me.’ From the grill marks on kebobs to the powdered sugar on waffles, the French street artist is able to realistically recreate the small details we expect to find in the food we love.
Vanessa Mckeown creates an ongoing series of playful mashups using everyday objects and food. The London-based art director admits that she loves color and displaying mundane items in a different light so it’s no surprise that her latest food-inspired photography displays both undertones.
Mundane Matters on Instagram takes food styling and photography to a whole new level. While plenty of food art populate the social media sphere nowadays, Mundane Matters’ creations are undeniably inventive and screams of brilliant eccentricity.
Artist Dan Cretu likes to play with his food. Ok, maybe more like using a food’s natural shape and color as components to realize something else. His presentations bring everyday objects to fruition through the judicious placement of a slice here, a leaf there. Who knew putting enough potatoes or eggplants can evoke human anatomy?
Sarah DeRemer, has created a series of snaps to give vegetarians nightmares. It’s called “Animal Food.” Her curious hybrid combinations see her swap the bodies of animals for our favorite fruits and vegetables, a Lion and lemon becomes a Limon, a frog and avocado, a Frovocado, and bet you can’t guess what she’s merged the kiwi bird with?
Every mom scouring the Internet for help on how to get her kids to eat more will either love or hate food artist Lee Samantha’s rise to popularity. Her claim to fame started as a way to get her older daughter to eat more and has turned into every plate telling a story.
In homage to Japanese chefs mastery of adorable food designs, chefs from around the world created a series of sweet animal-shaped meals. What first looks like just another way to get your picky eater to try something new is really a display of incredibly designed meals.
Food that truly does look too good to eat, these delightful dishes are sure to raise a smile, and your appetite. Dutch Sandra van den Broek first sketches then prepares the intricate detailing of her children’s meals using scissors, toothpicks and knives. Each one can take up to an hour, though we reckon they look well worth the wait.
Lauren Purnell creates edible masterpieces of food art to promote healthy eating through her Tumbler series Culinary Canvas.
Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin takes on the world with the geographical series ‘Food Maps.’