PAMPSHADE by Yukiko Morita (previously) is a brand of handmade goods that literally light up the life of bread lovers. The company’s name, a hybrid of “pan” (bread) and and “lampshade”, takes actual slices and loaves of bread, and after giving them an antimicrobial treatment, turns them into one-of-a-kind decorative lamps and clocks. Continue reading »
When scoring bread, bakers use a small double-sided kitchen blade called a lame (pronounced lahm) to make precise, strategic cuts across the dough’s surface. These slashes allow moisture to escape and give the finished loaf that sought-after complex crust. The cutting process is mesmerizing to watch, and the post-bake result is even more so. What enters the oven as raw shaped bread with small gashes emerges as a fully formed loaf with crispy ridges and arcs in earthen hues of gold and brown. Continue reading »
Novelty company Gecter has created a wonderfully realistic plush pillow that looks like a loaf of fresh-baked French bread. The pillow is stuffed with propylene cotton and the zippered fabric is machine-washable. The pillow comes in a variety of sizes at different price points. Continue reading »
Turns out there’s an online community on Reddit with almost 68,000 active members that spend their days stapling bread to trees and sharing their experience online. We truly live in an amazing time! Continue reading »
A bread has some interesting charms. There’re potentials besides just as food. Pampshade is a handmade product made from real bread. Continue reading »
If you’re a cat owner, then you’ve probably seen a “catloaf” before. It’s when your furry friend tucks their paws underneath their body and looks like a loaf of bread that just came out of the oven. Yorkshire baker Lou Lou P’s Delights created an adorable homage to this pose with her edible catloaf. Continue reading »
The Walking Bread is an art series depicting scenes from a certain similar sounding TV show (which itself returns on the 9th of February), only with the twist that all the characters are made out of bread. That’s right.. Bread!! A mixture of parody and downright creativity bring to life a miniature world in a way that captures the imagination. A moody zombie bread slice – scoops jam from the disembowelled body of another bread character in one scene.
Mark Nathan Willetts is the artist behind the series. He came up with the idea after jotting down some wordplay ideas for illustrations, and then decided with a moment of Eureka to take it a step further. Each of the characters were cut from a single slice of bread to make it seem as if they had just climbed straight out of a loaf. To further embellish the scenes, a range of buffet related items were used such as: cocktails sticks, BBQ grill etc. Finally lighting design was used to capture a comic book feel reminiscent of the Walking Dead comic book covers.
There are fourteen pictures covering 10 unique and fun scenes. Just be careful because this bread bites back! Continue reading »
This is the playful German artist’s first major solo show in London. He has shunned the art-world limelight for much of his career, preferring to collect cultural artefacts rather than exhibit them. Continue reading »
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