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Citrange Innovates on the Hand Juicer

October 7, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Citrange. A simple fancy juicer by Quentin de Coster.

Citrange is a juicer designed by and for fruit. It is a product that is innovative both functionally and formally. This squeezer is divided into two parts to better adapt to the various diameters of citrus fruit. The juice is released by cells when the latter are pressed against the walls. Then it is directed towards the central axis of the object by the funnel (which filters out seeds) before falling into the glass.

 

 



Design Food

Ballard Bee Company

October 5, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Ballard Bee Company is an urban pollination company in Seattle, comprised of about 50 hives. Because Seattle limits the number of hives a resident can have their yard, Ballard contracts with dozens of individuals who volunteer to host hives in exchange for a couple bottles of glorious local honey each year. The end product is then sold to nearby restaurants and boutiques. A great interview with founder Corky Luster on Seattlest. (via mister crew)

 

 



Design Food

The Nogg Chicken Coop

October 4, 2010

Christopher Jobson

The Nogg is a modern chicken coop designed by Matthew Hayward.

The nogg transcends ideas of what a chicken house usually looks like. It is designed to encourage domestic farming while adding a touch of playful elegance.

Engineered and crafted by hand in the UK the nogg is made from strong cedar wood which is fresh scented and naturally antibacterial. Stainless steel trimming, locks & fasteners and the elevated glass dome gives the nogg a contemporary feel and is reassuringly safe and durable.

 

 



Design Food Illustration

Pop Chart Lab Maps the Very Many Varieties of Beer

September 24, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Sweet poster by Pop Chart Lab. A quick glance suggests I am clearly a lager man.

 

 



Design Food

Quail Egg Packaging Designed by Creasence

September 15, 2010

Christopher Jobson

I don’t know about you, but this is the best quail egg packaging I’ve ever seen. By Czech firm Creasence. (via Lovely Package)