Design Talks

Marije Vogelzang

Vogelzang will present her point of view on the relation between people and food. “There is no material that comes as close to human beings as food”. It is often thought that designers who work with food only design the shape of it. Vogelzang’s aim is to look at the content and background of the food as well; the shape is just a tool to tell a story. In other words, as she says: “You put my designs inside your body”. Eating design is a uncultivated area with an endless amount of possibilities that might not be obvious at first glance. “Food goes to the stomach, but it can also activate the brain and can rouse strong memories and emotions.