5 Percent : Against the odds exhibition

Various elements of the Hospital Tableware and Food Sample Series were exhibited at the 5 Percent: Against the odds - Women in industrial design. The exhibition was presented from November 15, 2011 to January 15, 2012 at the Cambridge Galleries, in Ontario. The work of Diane Leclair Bisson was featured among 7 women working in the field of industrial design in Canada.

See Hospital Tableware and Food Explorations Series project pages for more info

FoodNests in Gwangju Design Biennale 2011

 Food nest were featured at Gwangju Design Biennale in 2011

Diane Bisson's Food Nests were featured in the Gwangju Design Biennale from September through the end of October in Gwangju, South Korea. The 4th edition of the Design Biennale had more than 800,000 visitors, and the Food Nest samples are also featured in the 2-volume catalog published by the Biennale event.

See Jelly and Crunchy food nest projects pages for more info

FoodNest Project Video

Diane Bisson and Vito Gionatan Lassandro discuss the FoodNest project. This video was shown at Appartamento Lago during the week of the Salone del Mobile 2011 in Milan.

See project page for more info

Food Nests launches at Salone del mobile

 Crunchy food nest bowl made of tomato presented at Milan

Premiering in Milan on April 13 at the Salone del Mobile 2011, this project is a collaboration between Diane Bisson and Vito Gionatan Lassandro. "Food Nests" is an exploration into edible container forms that use the tomato as principal food material in different forms - crunchy, soft, jelly-like and a range of tastes.

© 2010 - Present. Diane Leclair Bisson. The Edible Project.

See project page for more info

 Brera design district logo

Brera design district logo

World Cookbook Awards

After several rounds of judging and a record number of submissions from around the globe, Edible has won one of the most prestigious food book design prizes possible! Recipient of the prize for "Best Cookbook Design in the World for Professionals", Edible takes fourth place worldwide among the more than 8,000 submissions of books on wine and food. We are very honored to be recognized for this innovative project in such an international forum.

Applied Arts Complete book design award and Best book cover/jacket design

Edible, Food as material has been awarded for the Best book cover/jacket design and best complete book design award by Applied Arts magazine.

Creative direction: Diane Bisson
Design, illustration & art direction: Bob Beck (Design Society)
Author: Diane Bisson
Photography: Pol Baril (2M2)
Printing company: Friesens
Publisher: Les éditions du passage