March 15, 2015

Back to Basics: What Food Looks Like

In our current fast-paced society, large percentages of the population go about their day to day life without ever cooking food from scratch. Between getting fast food, going to restaurants, and buying ready-made frozen meals, it's easy to get by without ever stepping foot in the produce aisle of the grocery store. As a result of habits like this, many of us never encounter the ingredients themselves - the basis of the dishes we eat everyday. Here's how "What Food Looks Like" came about... designed and photographed by graphic design student Christine Røde for Typography III at California College of the Arts in San Francisco, CA.


"What Food Looks Like" is a photographic diagram of the staple ingredients in cuisines around the world - an attempt at increasing awareness of what food looks like before its cooked, as well as an exploration of the similarities and differences between several cuisines.

So next time you find yourself wondering how to construct an Italian meal, you know where to look...See the whole series here.

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