Fictitious Dishes by Dinah Fried
Dinah Fried is a designer, art director, and amateur table-setter. In 2014, she co-founded Small Stuff, a design studio based in the Pencil Factory in Brooklyn. She holds an MFA
in Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and a BA in English from Tufts University. Fried has worked as a project manager at Pentagram, an editor at HarperCollins Publishers, and a designer at Chronicle Books. Her clients and collaborators include RISD, Chronicle Books, Persea Books, Oxford University Press, and the School of Visual Arts (SVA). She was featured in Graphic Design USA as a “person to watch” in 2012. Her work has been exhibited internationally, recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and the Type Directors Club (TDC), and featured in/on The New York Times, The Guardian, the Huffington Post, The New Yorker, New York magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, Bon Appétit, Saveur, Print, National Public Radio, Andrew Sullivan’s blog “The Dish,” All Things Considered, among others. Fried teaches at SVA and is the author of the book Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals (HarperCollins Publishers, 2014).
Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals is a book of fifty photographs of meals from celebrated literature—ranging from The Secret Garden to Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.