(Picture) Dangerous situations are avoided because of learned behavior. Learned behavior is created when perception samples experience. In this case, a previous experience with the quality of “dangerous” has been recorded for future retrieval. When this dangerous situation reoccurs we make an association and match it with a past experience. This association produces a warning ..read more..
Anthony Vaccerello a Belgian-Italian designer showed in Paris his spring 2012 collection. It is very refreshing to see that young designers are giving us a different view on fashion, providing us with clothes that real women want to wear. It seems that the fashion dictate of the last decades is finally being replaced by fresh ..read more..
Water bottle lights: a very cheap, healthy and clean solution to provide (poor) people in warm climates with light in their houses. In San Pedro, a place just south of Manilla a local entrepreneur came with the solution to generate free energy during the day and bring light into the - otherwise dark - houses of poor ..read more..
‘Forest of Light’ is an incredible new outdoor lighting by UK light artist Bruce Munro at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania, USA. The installation consists of 20,000 stems of light strewn along a one kilometer path that winds through the gardens. Below the stems, the fibre optics trail along the ground, much like woodland roots. The large orbs that sit ..read more..
My dear friend Francesca Demichelis sent me the following “note of hope”, describing an experience during her recent Holidays. It gives a view on todays general hostility, reported by an individual, still believing in the possibility of a brighter future: “I was on holiday, in Italy, and an article on the first page of a ..read more..
What a great picture! Fashion blogger Bryanboy http://www.bryanboy.com/ made this picture of Anna Wintour and Tavi http://www.thestylerookie.com/. Probably the two most important people in the fashion industry of the moment! Since fashion has always been on the frontline of new trends and innovation, I challenge bankers and politicians to view this picture differently than just ..read more..
Today we went to the What Design Can Do conference. It is important to have initiatives where people can share ideas how to influence the future. In an earlier post we already announced the event: http://fullinsight.com/2011/05/what-design-can-do-design-event-in-amsterdam We saw a beautiful contribution of Julia Lohmann http://www.julialohmann.co.uk/ She makes lamps of sheep stomachs. Although they are normally considered as ..read more..