Let Us Talk about Bread, Baby

Let Us Talk about Bread, Baby   A new micro trend we see in our society is bread. After the anti-bread movement, we believe more and more in old-school basic products – products we have used during our whole history, according to traditional methods made by hand.  The government policy changes, we got better indication…

Dutch Design Week Trends

Dutch Design Week This year was my first year at the Dutch Design Week. I was curious, so I made a three-day trip out of it. I was able to take a look at everything. At the Dutch Design week in Eindhoven designers show their new stories through their created pieces. As a soon-to-be Trendwatcher…

It is Written on the Inside

It is written on the inside (Van der Valk Vitaal, 2016)   What about, … creating the best version of yourself After a whole day reading blogs and webpages on the internet with tips and tricks on how to make the best and healthiest version of myself, my head is dizzy and I still wonder…

New Feminism

New Feminism   Who run the world, girls? Girls! What would you say; are women equal to men in these days? It’s is true that women are more often seen in the work place. But there is still an ongoing discussion that the amount of women in higher positions is still subpar. Furthermore, those who…

Unbox the Virtual World

Unbox the Virtual World = Creating new Reality Unbox the virtual world means that we as human beings make the virtual world a reality. We don’t hide ourselves in a virtual/online world, we unbox the online and blur it with the offline environment. It used to be different we dropped our daily lives and we…

Limits to Growth

Limits to Growth We can’t create, we shape. We don’t make something from scratch. We transform what is already there into a different form. Revolution after revolution, we have shaped, created, new things from nothing. Nowadays, a new technique shows us the same principal, but then in a very special way. We shape new things…

Dynamic

Dynamic Objects Fit the Future   Dynamic has different meanings. Dynamic includes: movement, power, change, change in experience, movement with power, constantly moving, oblique strokes, loudly shapes and colors, interaction, continue inflow and outflow of people, an open workplace (Definitie Nederlands, n.d.).  As we can see, dynamic creates movement, transparency and energy in different settings in different…

Beyond Nature

Beyond Nature What about … Beyond Nature The micro trend beyond nature includes new products, driven by technology based on the laws of nature. The funniest and most interesting part of the trend Beyond Nature is the fact that people create new products inspired by nature to discover how our natural environment works. It’s a…

Augmented- / Virtual Reality

Getting Deeper in our own Reality (Vanacker, 2017) Augmented reality and virtual reality have made their entry. First, they got implemented in the game industry. Some golden oldies in which virtual reality and augmented reality technology are used are the virtual reality glasses, the google glasses (which completely flopped), and the game Pokémon Go (which…