The kitchen has always been an inspiration for design projects. Historically, the kitchen, as a domestic room, grew from basic need to a variety of design activities related to consumption, “transforming” the area into an integral part of the modern home. The Dutch are definitely known for their experimental and innovative designs. Often starting in school projects ..read more..
How much water are you really using? Many of us have low flow shower heads and these days our toilets are using even less water, but how does that compare to the water that goes into the things we use and consume every day? A clear message with some humor may help us a bit ..read more..
This week we will be presenting our 4.0 presentation during the “2012 and beyond” event of Second Sight in Amsterdam. The program is very interesting! I am especially looking forward listening to David Lemereis with The Smart Planet: The Future of Mobility in the Fastlane. The revolution of Social Media boomed another revolution that will bring us ..read more..
http://ver2go.tumblr.com/post/6010657491/the-chief-raoni-cries-when-he-learns-that With tears in my eyes I watched this picture of Chief Raoni, leader of the Kayapó people in Brazil. He shows his emotions when he learns that Brazilian president Dilma released the beginning of the construction of the hydroelectric plant of Belo Monte. It means, the death sentence of the people of the great bend ..read more..
Picture: Paul Octavious Groggy and still winking from jet-lag, the chair of the plane was stifling in the air traveling west over the Atlantic. The scratchy speakers interrupted with the voice of the captain announcing heavy turbulence. I had the noisy sensation of a jerky ride; 3 days at the Energy Crisis Convention in Berlin ..read more..
The folks over at Studio Joon&Jung have thrown in their hat and have created a set of speakers that are rustic and charming because of their handmade characteristics. Simple in form and materials, the Natural Speakers sound and of course look amazing. Cool details on the speakers are the small, leather straps that keep the ..read more..
Throughout the month of May, interested Dutch consumers can visit Met de Stroom Mee to sign up for free. Once the site has registered 10,000 households, it will approach energy companies including Nuon, Eneco, Dutch energy company, Dong, RWE, Electrabel, E.ON, Oxxio, Direct Energy and Essent and ask them for their best offer. Those companies ..read more..
Peter is smart, he knows each European country by heart. He likes to sit under an apple tree on his yard and wait for an apple to fall. When Peter is nine his teacher tells him that this planet is dying, that someone needs to put an end to it all and so when Peter ..read more..