Pickaxe manufacturers cashed in during the Gold Rush, and now an army of providers exist to meet the demands of foodies. We don't mean the food, though that's a booming industry; we mean the designers, manufacturers and inventors cranking out machines, tools and inventions to help this rapacious audience prepare and consume their food and drink. Here's a look at objects designed for cooking, eating and drinking that caught our eye in 2022.
Italian industrial designer Viviana Degrandi's Drop Colander is an eye-catching take on the salad spinner.
This Magnetic Mixing Bowl by British industrial designer Damian Evans features a magnetic base, offering better ergonomics. The round bottom also allows it to be used atop a pot in a bain-marie configuration.
UK-based ID consultancy Rodd designed this grater that allows you to actually see the gratings.