ISSUE 66  |  Cult of the Kitchen

Architectural Baking Stamps by Way of Studiolav

April 03, 2013 1:30 PM

BY Izabella Simmons

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What happens when two designers integrate textile patterns into the bakery?

Loukas Angelou and Vasso Asfi are the creative minds behind London-based design collaborative Studiolav. They recently designed a two-piece set of kitchen stamps for the creation of artful baked goods. The idea was initiated by the Skoufa Gallery of Athens, Greece, who asked designers to re-imagine the meaning of "folklore" using olive tree wood as the main material. To learn more, visit Studiolav.

Photographs by Predrag Pajdic for Studiolav.

Above: The stamps are made from solid olive wood.

Above: Reliefs of iconic fabric patterns, including Pied de Poule (houndstooth) and Tweed Herringbone, are embossed onto the base of the wooden stamps.

Above: A hole at the top of the pyramid is useful for gripping purposes.

N.B.: I don't know about you, but this post has us thinking about coffee and pastries. Here are 196 Cafe posts in case you have a sweet tooth to please.