Food is not just a hot topic in design and cutting edge creativity today, but also an enormous industry with changing standards and perceptions. Based upon research by trend analysts from the London firm The Future Laboratory, crEATe. investigates recent trends and visual developments in and around food. The book examines everything from the way we eat, the interiors and furniture of innovative restaurants and shops, industrial design and the packaging of food to branding and consumerism. With incisive texts including profile features accompanied with stunning visuals, this sourcebook indicates how food is gaining new meaning in our lives and in top-notch contemporary design.