Top Five Friday: Black Friday Edition November 29th, 2013

Hopefully you have survived all of the shopping melee and have returned home with minimal injuries.  While you are licking your wounds and preparing for all of the paper cuts that will come with wrapping those gifts that you got today, check out this week’s Top Five. This week we’ll be looking at the top…read more…

Top Five Friday September 27th, 2013

Good Friday to you all!  It is starting to be more fall-ish across the country and that is a good thing.  Even in the south, we are seeing a break in the oppressive summer heat and humidity.  I know this sounds like a lead in to a fall themed Top Five, but it isn’t.  …read more…

Healing Top 5 Friday June 21, 2013

Last week was surely an adventure in our Top 5 Friday.   Hopefully you learned a little bit about 3 of my favorite things, Coffee, Beer, and Math.   Throw in some cool music and street art, I’d say it was a pretty good Top 5 Friday. This week’s top 5 is centered around the…read more…

Farewell Top 5 Friday Plus Five : May 31, 2013

Ai Weiwei

I bid adieu to Poka Yoke Design. This is my final post. Hopefully my random clusters of photography, art and weird viral videos were memorable or at the very least, sparked some interest outside your normal perception, world, what have you. Thanks to everyone for reading, browsing and any general scrolling through the blog, Facebook,…read more…

Pantone Pairings by David Schwen

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Minneapolis-based creative David Schwen has created Pantone Pairings, a photograph series of famous food couples. Are you a designer? Then you know a Pantone color swatch when you see one. Check out all the tried-and-true pairings on Instagram. People are going nutty for it. Schwen currently has over 30,000 followers. Photographs of food on Instagram?…read more…

Delicious City Prints by Roni Lagin

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Designer Roni Lagin has set up a Kickstarter page for his Delicious City prints. Like Lagin, I do believe that the love of a city can be summed up by the classic dishes and treats that creates its cultural landscape. By pledging, you will be able to choose one of fifteen cities (or more depending…read more…

Food Photography by Minimiam

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Minimiam (meaning Mini Yum) by creative duo Akiko Ida and Pierre Javelle takes us on a journey through an unseen world of food photography. Miniature figures roam and tread through leafy vegetables, sugary delights, and sweet, ripe fruit like it was natural, hard earth. Each incredibly detailed, meticulously produced image reveals a whimsical landscape full…read more…

What Do the Staff at Noma Eat?

It is always a curious thing to wonder what restaurant staff eat before they have to serve the many people coming in and out of their establishment. Food is their job. Do they really prepare elaborate meals during their down time? Danish filmmaker Simon Ladefoged takes us into the kitchen of world-renowned Noma, the best…read more…

Top 5 Friday : April 27, 2012

Alberto Seveso

1. Book People Unite brings beloved childhood characters to the small screen with this PSA. Reading opens the imagination and what is a life without an imagination? Help get books in the hands of kids who need them the most by going to BookPeopleUnite.org and pledging to this worthy cause. 2. Inspired by the illustrations…read more…

Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day, Really!

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According to the Eatery app, eating well (as in good for you) gets harder as the day passes. And it is worse if you start the day with a cup of coffee or nothing at all. So stop for a hot minute and pour yourself a bowl of cereal. You’ll function better and be more…read more…