Future of Food

Would you value potatoes more from a high-end fashion brand? Or be more likely to dumpster dive if there was a special compartment for still-fresh foods? These quirky concepts are the result of a recent design research study into various foodie groups throughout Europe, in an attempt to determine future trends in food. Other concepts include a plate with a spot for a sprig of herbs for self-seasoning, and a way to order recipe ingredients to your door ASAP. Overall, the group determined: “Food is no longer about physical, emotional, or even social needs. It revolves around self-expression and status.”