Variations on normal by Dominic Wilcox


Day 19: Bread objects
September 21, 2010, 2:18 am
Filed under: Drawings

I wanted to mix bread with some existing structure so chose a couple of items for the baking treatment. Firstly the Philippe Starck lemon squeezer which is very sleek and stylish, perfect to be breadified.

Bread stark lemon squeezer

Dough took a while to wrap around the squeezer.

Starck bread lemon squeezer

starck bread squeezer Dominic Wilcox

Made me hungry for lemon curd on crispy bread.

Dominic Wilcox Bread squeezer starck

Attempt at stylish shot in style of.

bread plaster

I had the idea to mix plaster with the flour to see if it made a super strong bread.

Bread hammer

Thought I would make the grip comfortable for me.

Bread Hammer

The Plaster-Bread has the nice crack/crustiness of bread but loses the brown colour. More testings of this new material are imminent.

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4 Comments so far
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A little olive oil or egg wash might restore that color.

Comment by Ben

You could reinforce the bread with a matrix of raisins or steel wool.

Comment by Paul

Google “salt dough” and you will find a lot of pictures and recipes for bread projects. You can even colour the dough with any water based paint.

Comment by Griet

Yes bread has been used for decoration for hundreds of years. But in this case I was not so interested in that and wanted to find new uses.

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