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Homeward Bound: Why women are embracing the new domescity

For a while now I have been following a new trend, which I personally follow, called the DIY movement. Even though I am a follower of the trend, I happen … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

IKEA Foundation: Flat Pack Shelter

The Swedish company IKEA, has developed a refugee camp tent to improve the lives of millions of refugees. The Ikea Foundation and Acnur, have approved during the World Refugee Day … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Global Internet: Project Loon by Google

Project Loon: Baloon powered internet for everyone Google has just presented their latest project that will provide internet to the whole world. Although Internet seems to already be world spread, … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nike´s Greener Side: Re-Use a Shoe

“Worn out. Play on. Turn your old sneakers into places to play.” This is what Nike is telling us today through their Re-Use a Shoe campaign, part of their Nike … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

New Coca Cola campaign

Why is Coca-Cola still a leading brand??? Well not only because of its addictive taste, bubbles and recognizable hot red color… but also because it has never ceased to innovate. … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The new design is flat

As in any other field design has it´s changing trends and styles. A few years back the most heard about term was skeuomorphic design, brought by Apple in the design … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The acoustic camera: Making sound visible

Are you familiar with the thermic camera? They are well-known and even available for your mobile phone. Commonly used to see possible gas leaks, or where the hot and cold … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cronut: The new cupcake?

Innovation exists in all sectors. We are constantly finding interesting new cases in the food sector. The cronut: the half-croissant and half-donut hybrid, which is taking over the pastry world … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Google I/O 2013: Day 2

The Google I/O congress in San Francisco continues, Day 2 was filled with news about Google Glass, Google+ Games. 1. Google Glass Apps or “Glassware” Until now Google Glass has … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Google I/O 2013: Day 1

Google I/O is an anual congress for web developers organized by Google. This event serves as a stage to present and debate the latest Google web apps and open technologies … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment