Tools for Food: The stories behind objects that influence how and what we eat
By Corinne Mynatt
Publish date: September 2021, Hardie Grant UK, USA, AUS/NZ
Japanese edition forthcoming
Tools for Food traces the development of design and culture in the context of preparing food, telling the stories behind objects that influence how and what we eat. A visual and informative journey, the book uncovers intriguing objects from cultures around the world, their evolution from necessity to specialised tool. It asks how and what we eat has changed as a result of developments in design, bringing together a collection of objects that have elevated what was once a basic need into a celebrated social ritual.
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