1st Edition

Experiencing Food, Designing Dialogues Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Food Design and Food Studies (EFOOD 2017), Lisbon, Portugal, October 19-21, 2017

    FOOD and interdisciplinary research are the central focus of the 1st International Conference on Food Design and Food Studies: Experiencing Food, Designing Dialogues, reflecting upon approaches evidencing how interdisciplinarity is not limited to the design of objects or services, but seeks awareness towards new lifestyles and innovative ways of dealing with food.

    This book encompasses a wide range of perspectives on the state of the art and research in the fields of Food and Design, making a significant contribution to further development of these fields. Accordingly, it covers a broad variety of topics from Designing for/with Food, Educating People on Food, Experiencing Food and other Food for Thought.

    Educating people about food

    Playing with food: Reconfiguring the gastronomic experience through play
    F.A. Bertran & D. Wilde

    An interdisciplinary design led investigation into change—a design led experiment with cuisine
    T. Lynch & M. Niimi

    Investigation of Chinese enclave in Milan to encourage the openness: Food business as a breakthrough point
    M. Pillan & S. He

    Innovation design for food
    C.L. Remondino, B. Stabellini, P. Tamborrini & A. Gaiardo

    Designing the integration of familiar agriculture in the supply chain for the gastronomic sector in Rio de Janeiro
    I. Bursztyn & L.C. Martins

    Using design methodologies to problematise the dominant logic of current culinary pedagogy
    A. Woodhouse & R. Mitchell

    Design as pedagogy: Giving culinary arts students agency over their learning
    R. Mitchell & A. Woodhouse

    Integrated food studies education and research: Challenges and potentials for integration and reflection
    M.W. Hansen & S.R. Hansen

    Experiencing food

    Effect of nostalgia triggered by sound on flavor perception
    F. Leonor, J. Lake & M. Guerra

    “A Saudade Portuguesa”. Designing a dialogical food narrative
    R. Bonacho, M. Pires & C. Viegas

    Designing for the senses through food design and psychophysiology
    R. Mota, P. Mata, H. Vilaseca, R. Bonacho & M. Carvalho

    Threading tradition—a path for innovation with methylcellulose threads
    M. Santos, P. Gabriel, P. Mata, P. Fradinho & A. Raymundo

    Edible affinities: How memories shape our food
    P. Gabriel & P. Mata

    LX design with food
    T. Marat-Mendes

    Integrating design and food studies: Learning by design or getting a sense of different contexts?
    M.H. Larsen

    What is sedimented in the cup: Perceptions of Turkish coffee drinking experience
    H. Nihal Bursa & Z.M. Galip Koca

    Carved offerings: Butter sculpture as a valuable centerpiece of American dairy culture
    A. Sophie Slesinger

    Tourism experience through food design: Case of the city of Phuket
    A. Krasae-in & N. Rodjanathum

    Designing for/with food

    Design and development of a lunchbox to carry healthy meals
    V. Duarte

    Tableware design as a method for weight reduction
    N. Cinovics

    The importance of the multidisciplinary approach in sustainable food packaging design
    A. Pallaro & C.L. Remondino

    Eating while walking: Social facilitation as agent
    A. Stephen

    Place setting: Restaurant serviceware design to reconnect the diner with the food system
    N. Bender & Y.S. Tan

    Experimental dialogue between food design and brand creation: The example of EUROPARQUE rebranding
    P. Marcelo

    Understanding rice consumption and encouraging consumer empathy through design thinking
    A. Castanho, L.M. Cunha, J.C. Oliveira, M. Guerra & C. Brites

    Designing of new system for presenting nutritional information on foods
    A. Pires, C. Viegas & R. Bonacho

    A new trend in food preservation: Antimicrobial packaging
    K.N. Turhan

    Food for thought

    The Heterotopias of food: Spaces and (other) places in food practices
    D.J. Virgen Castro, T.D. Olsen Tvedebrink & I. Martínez de Albeniz

    The cooking space: Dialogues between house and food
    M. Sanchez Salvador

    Architecture and gastronomy: Crossing disciplinary fields
    M. Sanchez Salvador

    Angela Carter: Receiving literature through food & design
    R. Bonacho, M. Pires, C. Viegas, A. Coelho & A. Sousa

    The ethical question of animal rights and its narrative representation in two Portuguese literary utopias
    J.E. Reis

    Deconstructing situated cultural differences: A case study of traditional food retail systems in India
    T. Dhadphale

    Designing sustainable productive chains: The case of community oyster from Alagoas – Brazil
    M.C.C. Pimenta, I. Bursztyn & I.B.A. Torre

    The presence of authenticity in the second season of the reality show MasterChef Brazil
    J. Falchetti


    Ricardo Bonacho is an Assistant professor in Food Design at Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies in MsC of Innovation in Culinary Arts, an Assistant Professor in Design Applied to Culinary Arts at School of Tourism and Maritime Technology, Higher Institute of Leiria, an Invited Professor at University of Beira Interior and a researcher at CIAUD - Research Center for Architecture, Urbanism and Design, Faculty of Architecture - University of Lisbon. His main research interests are the relationship between Design and Gastronomy and the possible contributions to the teaching of Design in Culinary Arts.

    Alcinda Pinheiro de Sousa has been teaching the introductory level course "Visual Culture" at Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Lisboa, since 2007. She is interested in the intersection between this field of studies and Food Design. Alcinda is an Associate Professor of English, having written a PhD dissertation on the poet and visual artist William Blake, specifically on his views of art and science. Although particularly interested in Digital Humanities since the late 1990s, she has recently developed with colleagues a research project in Digital Humanities, and the first results were published in The International Journal of the Book (Common Ground, 2013, 2014, 2016).

    Cláudia Viegas is Assistant Professor at Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies. She teaches courses in Health and Food, Food Physiology, Nutrition, and Dietetics, and Food Safety and Nutrition. Her main research interests are related to Public Health concerning Food, Nutrition and Lifestyles, specifically the strategies that allow people to engage in good real food, in order do promote good nutrition and health. As a nutritionist she started her career in ICA (2000-2005), a catering company, as a member of the Quality Department.

    João Paulo Martins obtained his PhD in Architecture by Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (2006). He is principal investigator in the research project "Modern furnishing. The work of the Furniture Acquisition Commission in the scope of the Directorate-General of Buildings and National Monuments. 1940-1974" and investigator in the research project "Design in Portugal (1960-1974): the actions, actors and repercussions of the Art, Industrial Architecture and Industrial Design Nuclei of the National Institute of Industrial Research (INII)".

    Maria José Pires is presently Adjunct Professor at Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies (ESHTE), Portugal, where she coordinates the MSc course in Innovation and Culinary Arts. She is also a researcher at the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies, where she received her Ph.D. in Literature and Culture Studies/Food Studies. Besides having worked with the Group Making Sense of Food, she now co-coordinates the most recent interdisciplinary projects "Receiving | Perceiving English Literature in the Digital Age" and "Gastronomic and Literary Tourism | Performance, Communication and Culture". Her current research interests are literature, culture, food studies and tourism.

    Sara Velez Estêvão is an Assistant Professor in design at the Faculty of Arts and Letters of the University of Beira Interior and researcher with the LABCOM.IFP, Communication, Philosophy, and Humanities Research Unit at the same university. She holds a PhD in communication design from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisboa. Her current research focus is the author Vilém Flusser and his possible contributions to a communication design theory. Her main research interests are design theory, mediation of design objects, design and politics and the social impacts and ethical issues of design.