Chamber Cakes - Photo by Madison McGaw.

Chamber Cakes – Photo by Madison McGaw.

CHAMBER and PIN-UP Magazine commissioned bespoke cakes by Formafantasma, Alessandro Mendini, Martijn van Strien, Studio Job, Viktor & Rolf and Floris Wubben. The designers, who have already created pieces on the occasion of the launch of Chamber Gallery by New York’s Highline, followed their own inspiration and taste for the joy of the guests at the celebratory reception during DesignMiami/ 2014.

Chamber Cakes: Studio Job (left) and Victor & Rolf (right) - Photo by Antonella Tignanelli.

Chamber Cakes: Studio Job (left) and Victor & Rolf (right) – Photo by Antonella Tignanelli.

The cakes were produced by Laila Gohar of Sunday Supper, a food-design catering company that work with a large network of New York farmers respecting both local community and environment, and Antonella Tignanelli, chef, food designer and photographer from Buenos Aires living in NYC.


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Chamber Cakes, Martin Van Strien.

Chamber Cakes, Martin Van Strien.

Studio Job, Chamber’s gallery first curator, created a pink and white Sex Cake made with cream and vanilla icing. The cake-design featuring nippled breasts, naughty silhouettes and gold medallions was orginally part of Studio Job’s version of the Land Rover Defender designed to celebrate the 65th birthday of the iconic car.

Land Rover Studio Job featuring the Sex Cake - Courtesy of Studio Job.

Land Rover Studio Job featuring the Sex Cake – Courtesy of Studio Job.

For his Pressed Cake, Floris Wubblen embed three gearwheels made with milk, white and pure chocolate whilst FormaFantasma creation featured geometrical architectures in pastel colours.

Chamber Cakes: Floris Wubben - Photo by Antonella Tignanelli (left), Sketch by Floris Wubben.

Chamber Cakes: Floris Wubben – Photo by Antonella Tignanelli (left), Sketch by Floris Wubben.

In Alessandro Mendini’s Chambercake a tiramisu base hosted six dark chocolate towers garnished with candies and topped by white chocolate pinnacles and red balls.

Chamber Cakes: Alessandro Mendini - Photo by Antonella Tignanelli (left), Sketch by Alessandro Mendini.

Chamber Cakes: Alessandro Mendini – Photo by Antonella Tignanelli (left), Sketch by Alessandro Mendini.

Victor & Rolf creation consisted in a golden base with a rococo arabesque with a bow-tie, a Yin-Yang, a heart and a rainbow. Martijn van Strien’s cake featured a bust dressed with icing drapes on a dark chocolate pedestal.

Chamber Cakes: Formafantasma - Photo by Antonella Tignanelli (left), Sketch by Formafantasma.

Chamber Cakes: Formafantasma – Photo by Antonella Tignanelli (left), Sketch by Formafantasma.


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