The School of Artisan Food

Lessons in baking, butchery, cheese-making and more

The process of making food artisanally can be slow and tedious, but undoubtedly yields more flavor and personality in its products. Often passed down from generation to generation, these by-hand methods bring the baker, butcher and cheese-maker closer to their craft by using raw, locally sourced ingredients and focusing on quality over quantity. To preserve such trades and instill their importance in entrepreneurs of all …

Academy of Arts and Design Exhibition 2012

The Prague school's graduating talent on display at DOX

by Adam Štěch Founded in 1885, Prague’s Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design is the most progressive art school in the Czech Republic today. Nestled among the ateliers and studios of prominent Czech artists and designers in the center of Prague, the school is housed within a neo-Renaissance palace built in the 1880s by František Schmoranz and Jan Machytka. Now through 9 November 2012, 30 …

Mobile Student Supplies

Go back to school in high design

As design students head to school, they’d be wise to equip themselves with on-the-go supplies that embody the functional beauty of the larger concepts of the field. These five objects take creative scholars or simply those with an eye for good design from dorm to desk, on campus and beyond. Palomino Blackwing Resurrecting a 1930s design by Eberhard-Faber, Palomino has brought back the Blackwing pencil. …