Food & Furniture For Thought

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Carbon Chair by Marcel Wanders & Bertjan Pot for Moooi

Viaduct founder James Mair has curated Show 4: Food For Thought, which runs at the British design brand's London store from 23 March - 13 April and explores the relationship between food and furniture, Design Week reports.

Mair asked three chefs to prepare a menu each in response to images of 15 classic chairs. Sam Clark of Moro, Fergus Henderson from St John, and Michael Belben of The Eagle responded with both literal interpretations (the Carbon Chair by Marcel Wanders and Bertjan Pot for Moooi has inspired charcoal-grilled steak and spaghetti with squid ink) as well as more abstract associations (Jean Prouvé's Standard Chair for Vitra brought forth fantasies of sausages with marmalade). Read the full article here.