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The 9 Biomimicry principles: innovation inspired by natureNature has 3.8 billion years of experience in creating sustainable environments, renewable structures and communication systems so it might be a good strategy to learn from nature.Janine Benyushas (TED talk) has written the great book: Biomimicry: innovation inspired by nature. Now there is also the great website: AskNature.org where you can literally ask questions to learn from how nature does it! More cool cross industry examples of lessons from other areas on our website: www.crossindustryinnovation.com

The 9 Biomimicry principles: innovation inspired by nature

Nature has 3.8 billion years of experience in creating sustainable environments, renewable structures and communication systems so it might be a good strategy to learn from nature.

Janine Benyushas (TED talk) has written the great book: Biomimicry: innovation inspired by nature.

Now there is also the great website: AskNature.org where you can literally ask questions to learn from how nature does it!

More cool cross industry examples of lessons from other areas on our website: www.crossindustryinnovation.com

Posted on Tuesday, July 29th 2014

Icons - one shot video on cultural iconsTo promote their cultural section, the English newspaper “The Sunday Times" created a brilliant video advertising of 50 seconds titled “Icons”.
Culture, film references, and art in a single sequence video shot. Included are a.o. Rodin, Michel-Angelo, Forrest Gump, Reservoir Dogs, Mad Men and Daft Punk.Really cool, also see the ‘making of’.

Icons - one shot video on cultural icons

To promote their cultural section, the English newspaper “The Sunday Times" created a brilliant video advertising of 50 seconds titled “Icons”.


Culture, film references, and art in a single sequence video shot. Included are a.o. Rodin, Michel-Angelo, Forrest Gump, Reservoir Dogs, Mad Men and Daft Punk.

Really cool, also see the ‘making of’.

Posted on Sunday, July 27th 2014

The Paperclip ArmrestHow simple can it be, apply the form factor of a paperclip and solve an incredible annoyance in the air… who get’s the armrest?Cool solution by… Paperclip Design!

The Paperclip Armrest

How simple can it be, apply the form factor of a paperclip and solve an incredible annoyance in the air… who get’s the armrest?

Cool solution by… Paperclip Design!

Posted on Wednesday, July 23rd 2014

Kiddie ArtsA great idea and perfect execution. The Dutch Artist Telmo Pieper decided to make his childhood drawings come alive via photoshop.Great design inspiration.”These are digitally painted creatures and stuff based on my own childhood drawings. I designed these creatures at the age of 4 and now reincarnated them with digital painting" - Telmo Pieper

Kiddie Arts

A great idea and perfect execution. The Dutch Artist Telmo Pieper decided to make his childhood drawings come alive via photoshop.

Great design inspiration.

These are digitally painted creatures and stuff based on my own childhood drawings. I designed these creatures at the age of 4 and now reincarnated them with digital painting" - Telmo Pieper

Posted on Wednesday, July 16th 2014

Shoot for the moon: lessons from NASAOver the past 50 years, the government space agency has built an awful lot of stuff for, well, space. But with its $17 billion annual budget, it has also done quite a bit of research and development in other areas, and even its space gear managed to influence so many other things down here on earth.
The liquid cooled space clothing worn by lunar astronauts in the ’70s has been adapted to help burn-victims. In the ’80s, the agency helped develop a lightweight breathing system for firefighters. And more recently, biologists modified the star-tracking algorithms used by the Hubble Telescope to track fish and polar bears. “The list goes on and on, but not many people know about it,” says Daniel Lockney, Technology Transfer Program Executive with NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist.Check out a great small WIRED quiz here: NASA Mircales & Myths

Shoot for the moon: lessons from NASA

Over the past 50 years, the government space agency has built an awful lot of stuff for, well, space. But with its $17 billion annual budget, it has also done quite a bit of research and development in other areas, and even its space gear managed to influence so many other things down here on earth.


The liquid cooled space clothing worn by lunar astronauts in the ’70s has been adapted to help burn-victims. In the ’80s, the agency helped develop a lightweight breathing system for firefighters. And more recently, biologists modified the star-tracking algorithms used by the Hubble Telescope to track fish and polar bears. “The list goes on and on, but not many people know about it,” says Daniel Lockney, Technology Transfer Program Executive with NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist.

Check out a great small WIRED quiz here: NASA Mircales & Myths

Posted on Wednesday, July 16th 2014

15 cool ideas and designs that make me happy (too)Another great slideshare by Marc Heleven on 15 things that make him (and me) happy!A nice overview of ‘positive alternatives’.Good stuff, really!

15 cool ideas and designs that make me happy (too)

Another great slideshare by Marc Heleven on 15 things that make him (and me) happy!

A nice overview of ‘positive alternatives’.

Good stuff, really!

Posted on Tuesday, June 10th 2014