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Telemadre


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I was racking my memory to reference this idea to a student – I found what the name of the company was called after a good half hour! Posting it on here in case I forget again.

Telemadre is a social model where mothers whose children have grown up and left cook for young professionals and students for a fee. Through this, mothers can continue to cook as much as they would if their children were still at home, but they can package the food instead and sell it to local young people who aren’t as good at cooking. The idea is a community building project of sorts and this could classify it as social design.

Here’s an academic paper on it.


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Arabeschi di Latte at the Studio Toogood new collection launch party

So, being a student looking for chances to make good contacts, I took the opportunity to help Arabeschi di Latte cater for Studio Toogood at their exclusive party. I knew next to nothing about the event when I agreed to participate, and having been at it, I still don’t know that much about it apart from the food side. I recognised a few faces but couldn’t place them, including someone who said he was a journalist… I invited lots of them to the Designersblock private view on Wednesday, perhaps I’ll find out who they are then.

The theme for the party was iridescence, which happens to be one of my favourite words. The food was almost iridescent. Here’s the menu:

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