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Archives: September 2016

Farm to Photo

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Emmy Heiser turns restaurant side work into artwork It began as a typical serving shift for Emmy Heiser at Weasel’s of Waupaca. As she prepped her salad station like she did every day, Heiser noticed the colorful stains left behind by the cabbage, carrots and tomatoes she chopped. She decided to take a picture of READ MORE

Food with Swagger

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Photography by Dave Compton Wolff Confidence is attractive, especially when it comes to cooking. These platings ooze sophisticated style, so grab a fork, belly up and try not to be impressed. Salad Envy Salads can be upscale too, as demonstrated at Bamboo Chinese & Japanese Cuisine in Appleton. Sliced and splayed avocado becomes the perfect READ MORE

Material Focus: Concrete

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No longer just for driveways, sidewalks and patios, concrete has embraced its softer side and the results are surprisingly pretty. Concrete accents work well with popular industrial aesthetics, but can also add texture and interest to rustic farmhouse decor. No matter your style, here are a few ways to try the trend at home. 1. READ MORE

Shipping Out

Photo credit: Michael Gehrman

West Coast style meets Midwest sensibility in Grand Chute’s first shipping container home This summer Grand Chute gained a little architectural diversity in the form of its first residence made from recycled shipping containers – heavy-duty steel boxes often used for transporting materials and products around the world. The use of shipping containers as structural READ MORE