Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Diplomatic Dining

    For WePresent by WeTransfer the studio took a close look at ‘diplomatic dining’ by venturing inside Embassies, High Commissions; their kitchens and dining rooms, and consulting with serving diplomats. The photography punctuated essay celebrated how the power of eating together has set the tone for how nations coexist and evolve together.

  • Forces of Nature

    Forces of Nature

    A culinary world-first situated at the Shlal Canyon

  • Sentient Forest

    Bompas & Parr has collaborated with Assoc Prof Monica Gagliano, Dr Claire Farrell and the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at University of Melbourne, to conceptualise and create Sentient Forest, an installation for Science Gallery Melbourne’s SWARM exhibition, which explores interspecies connectivity.

  • Excalibur XO

    Bompas & Parr created the world’s first super premium poppers, paired with a curated drinks offering as part of London Cocktail Week 2022 at the bar-meets-late night party spot, Sweeties, at The Standard, London. With pleasure at the forefront of the ‘Excalibur XO’ activation, these artisanal poppers launched in an unbridled celebration of queer innovation, public joyfulness, sex positivity and exceptional design, with strict regulatory policies in place to ensure the safety of all participants.

  • Casey Cornucopia

    As part of Bunjil Place’s Casey Cornucopia festival last month, Bompas & Parr created a series of fruit weather sculptures showcasing the heritage of Casey’s foodways and the remarkable produce of the region.

  • A Love Letter to Cupholders

    Written as an ode to the beloved cupholder: a beautifully crafted constant in the life of any vehicle owner, ‘A Love Letter to Cupholders’ explores the powers that the cupholder yields on all kinds of adventures and long journeys fraught with excitement and emotion, fuelled by forecourt shops, drive-thrus and convenience stores.

  • Jose Cuervo Meta-Distillery

    Bompas & Parr were part of a collaborative team of digital designers, architects and brand experts, who together brought to life Decentraland’s first distillery experience for Jose Cuervo.

  • Future of P-Leisure

    This report has been framed around the idea of ‘public leisure’ that ultimately delivers ‘pleasure’ to its audiences. When looking at the history of leisure, articles surmise that leisure activities were once for the middle to upper classes, who attended theatres and music halls to entertain themselves for long evenings.

  • Spirit of the Desert

    Conceived and designed by Bompas & Parr, the Spirit of the Desert multi-sensorial launch event celebrated Diageo India’s new artisanal Indian single malt by introducing guests to the spirit, tradition and culture of the Rajasthani desert, home to the production of the outstanding whisky.

  • Benham & Froud Jelladrome

    Benham & Froud revives the fortunes of the British company, founded in 1785, that once made the ‘Rolls Royce of jelly moulds’, all stamped with a signature orb and cross. In 1821 Benham & Froud made the replacement orb and cross for St Paul’s cathedral and adopted the famous sigil that marks the most remarkable historic copper jelly moulds of yesteryear.

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