Art, gastronomy, science, politics, geography, history, economics, alchemy, entrepreneurialism, mixology and activism can all be found in his labours. At the heart of his work is a fascination with food – its production, how it’s embedded in notions of global economics, and the way it reflects and shapes national identity
Welsh Black cattle are a national cultural icon. Steeped
in myth and legend, this hardy breed is seen as a metaphor both for the rugged landscape and the durable souls inhabiting it. Solid. Dependable. Proud.
When considering a factory, it’s rare that artisanal craftsmanship springs to mind. Yet, a visit to the Gaggenau factory in Lipsheim completely removes the former connotations of heavy machinery and smoky industrial plants…
The creation, conception and design of a Gaggenau appliance is a fusion of art and function
Catherine McMaster travels to Lipsheim, France to report on the ground at the Gaggenau factory.
Fernando Laposse’s CV might broadly describe him as a designer, but scratch beneath the surface and his wide-ranging creations encompass a breadth of disciplines.
Dating from antiquity, and shrouded in legend, the black cattle of Wales helped shape a country. Now they are a Welsh cultural icon, encapsulating the nation’s soul.