Enjoy a collection of musings, deep thoughts and good times from our crew here at Foerstel.

foodnited states of america

Chris Durso of Foodiggity started a hilarious project with his 8-year-old son last year called Foodnited States of America. The “pun-fueled” photo series is recreating

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office wall art

Every so often we update our office’s entry wall with our awesome cup designs. We’ll keep an on-going collection of the creativity our office has

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ice cream sculptures

With the creative spirit of an artist ice cream not only tastes great, it can also look beautiful and even tell a story! These scoops

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field rations

what do the ‪#‎military‬ field rations of 20 different armies look like?:
giulio iacchetti curates an exhibition at La Triennale di Milano that offers insight into the variations in ‪#‎food‬ portions, menu options, caloric intake etc. of K-rations for 20 countries across the globe. ‪#‎design‬

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design lessons of 2014

More companies than ever identify as design-led organizations. Yet the nuts and bolts of how to “do design” remain mysterious to many. Meanwhile, design as

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floral landscapes

This collection of beautiful floral landscapes is by Ron Van Dongen, he is a photographer based in Portland, Oregon. The shallow depth of field in

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top 10 bike designs of 2014

TOP 10 ‪#‎bike‬ designs of 2014:
reflecting the year’s focus on electric and hybrid ‪#‎bicycles‬, designboom rounds up the TOP 10 bike designs of 2014.

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Tom Foerstel : Founder & President

Tom Foerstel

Founder & President

Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 60’s, Tom developed a strong desire to create positive change for people and planet.


He went on to pursue his passion for art and design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and worked for design firms in Southern California before moving to Boise, Idaho in the early 80’s. Foerstel Design opened its doors in 1985. Since its inception, the firm has cultivated a bold, happy, forward-looking team focussed on creating distinct and effective work on behalf of their clients.


An integral part of Tom’s philosophy is giving back to the community in which he lives — a company cornerstone that drives Foerstel’s long history of providing pro-bono services to local non-profit humanitarian and arts programs.


One of Tom’s proudest personal achievements is his ability to say Supercalifragilisticexpyalidocious backwards.