Designer Soup

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Charlie | Tuesday 23rd, 2011, 12:00am BST

Micro-Kitchen was a pop-up event engineered to inspire inventive colalboration between chefs and designers and was the result of a collaboration between Melbourne-based studio A Friend of Mine and Broadsheet. As part of the State of Design Festival, Micro Kitchen was a week-long event in which a variety of designers briefed a renowned Melbourne chef on creating a soup, one for each day of the week. According to A Friend of Mine:

The idea of a designer and chef ‘spooning’ lent a tongue-in-cheek approach to the identity. Fitting with the temporary ‘pop-up’ atmosphere, the window signage was all hand-painted, and logos illustrated in chalk to maximise impact within a lean budget.

Design-led soup and a copy of Broadsheet at Micro-Kitchen It’s heartening to see another eventful mash-up of food and design. Perhaps it’s time that 3rd Wednesdays ventured out from the Conference Room and into the wider world to do a little good of it’s own…