A fascinating look at where our meat comes from

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 21 May 2014

How’s that burger? As delicious as beef is, you might be surprised to know that just 60% of a cow is edible. And that 1,800 gallons of water is required to produce one 16-ounce porterhouse. Compare the cow with a cricket and you’ve got a much different story: 80% of a cricket is edible and […]

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Delish! Meat stuffed into plastic containers and bottles

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 22 April 2014

‘Mæt’ will either make you hungry or turn vegan. This photo series by Danish photographer Per Johansen explores ‘animal rights, over-consumption, and ethics in the meat industry’. Johansen used plastic bottles and containers as metaphors for the human stomach then stuffed each one with animal products such as chicken, eel, sausage, liver, and fish. ‘At […]

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Steak wrapping paper

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Friday 12 July 2013

Gift wrap with a steak pattern to make you feel like you’ll want to quaff down some beef or anything wrapped in it? That’s exactly what Penn State University grads Sarah Fay and Justin Colt created. It’s pretty.

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Victor Churchill: a unique butcher in Sydney

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in Cool Travel on Tuesday 21 May 2013

If the drab decor of your local butcher is getting you down, we’ve found you the ultimate solution. Victor Churchill in Woollahra, a suburb of Sydney, is a meaty experience that will leave you spinning with wonder. Think custom-made copper and glass shelving, rich timber wall panelling, a marble slate floor and a floor-to-ceiling glass […]

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Triangulated Meat: food pic remixes by Bubrubinthetub

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By Tim in Cool Websites on Wednesday 10 October 2012

With everyone posting pictures of their food these days, Bubrubinthetub decided to remix that idea by censoring his dinners with something that resembles triangular pixelation. The result is a series he calls Triangulated Meat.

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Meatscapes: marinated mountains, kebab towers and more

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Saturday 6 October 2012

‘In Wisconsin, where I live, the majority of rural land is utilized for raising cows, either for grazing land, growing food for cattle, or appropriating water for livestock so I started thinking about how to represent this in a graphic form,’ so said Nicolas Lampert of his art series, Meatscapes, which displaces geographical and architectural forms with slabs of meat. Good try, but it’s not going to stop us from going “W… T… F…”.

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A butcher shop that sells fluffy meats

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Products on Saturday 1 September 2012

Berlin-based designer and vegetarian, Silvia Wald, is playing a cruel, yet genius joke on carnivores. She opened a ‘butcher shop’ full of tasty-looking meats in all shapes and sizes. The catch is: you can’t eat any of it. All of Wald’s meat products are made from textile materials. Her fluffy cold-cuts are sold as pillows, accessories, cushions, and other decor. These pillows would make for a great conversation piece on any meat-lover or vegetarian’s sofa.

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Tee Party! Meat Series t shirts by Yuko Sekine

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Fashion on Tuesday 24 July 2012

Minced meat and bacon and salami, oh my! If butchery makes you swoon and carnivore is your middle name, then say it loud and proud with this latest collection of tees from Japanese artist Yuko Sekine. You can snag your own cross-sectioned smoked ham t-shirt here. Dodging vegetarians, however, is up to you.

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