Taste.

A Design Observer Symposium on Food and Visual Culture

 

Registration  |  Doors open at 9:00 am   
Coffee brewed on site by Stumptown Coffee Roasters

The Morning Session

9:35-9:45
Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand  |  Opening Remarks

9:45
Morning Keynote
Dr. Ricardo Salvador
Union of Concerned Scientists
How We Designed for Paradise and Lost Our Way

10:10
Frances Anderton
KCRW Host, Dna
In Conversation with
Evan Kleiman
KCRW Host, Good Food

10:35
Savinien Caracostea
Architect and Pastry Chef
Edible, Cinematic Architecture

11:00
Nadia Berenstein
History of Science PhD Candidate
University of Pennsylvania

Flavor by Design: Making Flavor Additives, 1900-1960  

11:25
Nathan Sharp 
Designer  
In Conversation with
Scott Palmer
Kiva Confections
How Nice Guys Like Us Got Into Selling Drugs

11:50
Josh Kun
Annenberg School for Communication, USC
To Live and Dine in LA  


12:15 to 2:00
Lunch


The Afternoon Session

2:00
Afternoon Keynote
Mark Bittman
UC Berkeley

2:25
Lynda Deakin
IDEO
How can design help us create a better food future?

2:50
Alissa Walker
Gizmodo
In Conversation with
Jessica Koslow
Chef, Sqirl 

3:15
Afternoon Tasting Menu  
Presented by MOLD
Erika Katrina Barbosa, Elaine Cheung, Nan Tsai, + Josh Bookman, forkCHESTRA
Julie Plevin + Lucy Knops, Critter Bitters
Edward Silva + Lorena Galvan, Henlight

3:45
Mid-Afternoon Break
Featuring Cold Brew Courtesy of Stumptown Coffee Roasters and ExoBars

4:00
Jennifer Boutin Farah
Sprouts IO
Future of the Connected Kitchen
In Conversation with LinYee Yuan, MOLD
 
4:25
Edward Silva
Thought for Food
 
4:50
Ron Finley
Artist, Designer, Gangsta Gardener  
Growing a garden: How I learned to fuck the system and you can too.

5:15
Mike Errico
Singer/Songwriter
Closing Remarks

6:00
Closing Party
Pirch
Shuttle bus service from LATC