Food stylists and food photographers help us get appetite browsing through illustrated cookbooks. Looking at sites regularly does not urge me to browse further. How do they do it? Foodesigns provides some inspiration. The Tweezer Times is their “e-zine that covers timely and informative news about the world of food photography. It includes articles on food styling techniques, profiles featuring professional stylists and shooters, and reviews of tools and equipment. Content provided by recognized professionals in the business of food photography.” – Visual design in optima forma.
Japanese Cuisine & The Art of Presentation
Styling seems crucial for food presentation. How to present, shape and form food, meals and dishes determines how our senses process what’s in front of us. The Japanese kitchen is the theatre for this type of art. Garr Reynold’s knows the best how this works.
The visual design of food (called ‘food styling’) is a trade in itself. Food styling for photography, TV and movies uses the characterics each medium to appetize people. Tagline: “Media food styling from classically trained chefs“. Watch their videos for inspiration.