The worlds of food and design collide on this week's installment of After the Jump! Grace Bonney is joined in the studio by Kristina Gill, photographer and food editor for Design*Sponge. Hear how Kristina made her way to Italy from Nashville, Tennessee. Find out how Kristina's work often touches on social justice issues such as world hunger and food assistance. Learn how Kristina's column on Design*Sponge came about, and some of the trickier recipes to prepare and photograph. What are Kristina's favorite cooking tools and ingredients? Find out what photographers have inspired Kristina in and out of the kitchen. This program has been sponsored by Whole Foods.

"Some people discover things visually, but I like to discover through my palate." [11:30]

"Interest in food has grown since the column ("in the kitchen with") has started. People really come looking for us now, but when it started, we were looking for them." [18:00]

-- Kristina Gill on After the Jump