Voux (French) / Vows (English).
– A vow is a solemn or earnest pledge or promise binding the person making it to perform a specified act or behave in a certain way.
– A vow is a solemn promise made to a deity or saint, by which the promiser pledges himself to some future act, course of action, or way of life.
– Take vows, to enter a religious order and commit oneself to its rule of life by the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, which may be taken for a limited period as simple vows or as a perpetual and still more solemn commitment as solemn vows.
In a world where we experience more and more stimulation, we are constantly looking for more intensity and optimization of that moment. We want to excel in everything that we do, and now we have the technology to help us do so. The focus lies in enhancing our senses so that we can improve our personal development and body. #Experience #ToExcell #Intensity
Our exterior is an important part of our identity. But if the mass decides what we look like, are we still in charge of our own identity? We’re trying to break free from the sheepculture by differentiating ourselves. We incorporate our identity in our life, our products and our surroundings. We see this trend moving two ways people expressing this in more extreme versus more subtle ways. # Independence # Differentiation # Self-expression
The trend “The Ironic Truth” is about letting the world realize the truth in an ironic way. Especially in the visual world, artists, designers and the global nation are figthing against global problems by using humor. Via their job, combined with ironie, they are giving expression to their messages. Armed with ironie, these people are on the hunt for a ‘new’ world with new ideals. At the moment, we notice that designer use ironie to bring up loaded social and society related messages and problems globaly. By using ironie, these problems are reduced in heaviness and therefore more easy degestible for the big crowd.
Filip Dujardin is a Belgian photographer who creates his own reality. He often works on commission for architects and takes photographs of existing buildings for them. He thought that his photographs where boring, they where way to perfect and normal and without any tention. So, Dujardin decided to create his own imaginated reality. He started to experiment with his own photograph archive and began building houses and factories with his own imagination. These creations are buildings where architects only can dream of.
Every year in The UK over 19.000 cyclist are involved in accidents. The ones not driving our cars, and the ones who prefer two wheels to four are not guaranteed to be safe on the road. How can we improve their safty? Volvo Cars presents the solution: LifePaint.
Everyone knows it, texting or calling when you are riding on your bike. But beware! 9% of all bicycle accidents is a result of that. Therefore the government and telecom providers start with a campaign that would urge cyclists to not use their smartphone when they are cycling.
Nearly 1.3 million people in the world die in road crashes each year, on average 3,287 deaths a day. And if that is not bad enough, road crashes are the leading cause of death among young people ages 15-29. – www.asirt.org This has to stop. Are not there ways to make the road safer? Maybe there is a solution. Ultra provides environmentally sustainable 21t century transport solutions.
A natural, green environment can contribute in various ways to the human health, from children to the elderly. The construction of green space in urban areas can even result in savings of € 65 million in the budget for public health. More greenery can also ensure that employees report sick less often, resulting in a saving of € 328 million. According to research by KPMG, which was commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation. This is why the sky garden project in Seoul, South Korea, is so great!
Since 2008 Dutch scientist Mark Post, a vascular biologist at the University of Maastricht, has been working on growing edible meat in a laboratory. At 5 august, 2013 the first in-vitro hamburger has been served during a launch event in London. Could this be the solution to all the future food problems?