It’s safe to assume that most people enjoy feeling fit and comfortable in their own skin. Eating healthy to accomplish this though, might turn out to be a bit tricky. Whether people can’t stand the temptation of a quick snack or they simply don’t know how to eat healthy, help is on their way. A Healthy Hand is a trend focussing on stimulating healthy eating by constantly reminding people of what are healthy options through everyday life. A Healthy Hand is there to give the people a hand at the exact moment they might be thinking about food but still struggle to eat healthy. (own trend)
Eco-Filling is about a new way of living in a city that keeps getting more crowded, while still being as eco-friendly as possible. Whether this means we will go up or down to create more space to live and work, we’ll make it so that not only we benefit from it, but nature too. The space we have is going to be used to its fullest extent, but this time in a green way. (own trend)
When you hear about an accident, you’ll probably know what happened and that it’s a bad thing, but do you actually imagine it? The trend Visual Experience is about seeing things that are sometimes a little bit harder to actually imagine and understand by making it more real to the person experiencing it. (own trend)
In the modern society, diversity is starting to become something to be celebrated instead of just being “odd”. The world is changing and so are the brands we buy. Because our brands say who we are and what we stand for. That’s why we expect brands to also include diversity. No matter someone’s looks, age, beliefs or sexual preference, everyone gets included and everyone should be portraited as equal. Because brands have the power to make people who are different normal. (Trendwatching, 2016)
At the Mediamarkt in Eindhoven, people are now able get a 3D copy of their selves, their pets or their children.
The NightWatch was developed by Livassured to others when the wearer is having an epileptic attack. Patients can wear the watch at night to be sure someone will wake them when an attack occurs.
The Flare is a new plug, created by Edwin de Kuiper and Marlike Schobben. The flare helps people with hearing problems by letting them know when an electrical device has completed its task.
Heineken has launched a new campaign that encourages people to open up their world by getting to know people, who are totally different from them. The video shows people, who have totally different opinions on climate change, transgender rights and feminism, working together without knowing each other’s thoughts on the matter and then finding out how different they are. They then share a beer to talk about their differences.
Lina is a car, created by students of the TU Eindhoven, that is completely made from natural products. On top of that the car is also vary light.
Scientist of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the McCormick School of Engineering have managed to create 3D-printed ovaries for mice. The mice were able to have fertile children. Maybe in the future the same can be done for humans.
Nike has built a new LED popup track in the Philippines. The track is shaped like the sole of Nikes LunarEpic Shoes.
Google Maps has included the option of remembering where you parked your car. You can also set a timer to avoid parking tickets.
In Kampung Pelangi, a slum in Indonesia, the government has funded a makeover so the inhabitants could paint the neighbourhood. Kampung Pelangi was painted in vibrant rainbow colours to give the neighbourhood a better image.