We live in a time where nothing is new, and yet everything is new. We do new things in old ways and we use old technologies in new ways. We see trends that are new yet familiar. With the latest colour, design and material trends for 21/22, we encourage you to rethink, redo and remake to make your business fit for the future.
Extensive visual material and composed colour palettes, including exact colour values, allow you to apply the trends specifically to your own collection.- Heimtextil
With your hands, baby. If you do it with your mind, instead of relieving pain, it gets even harder.
With the hands grandma?
Yes, our hands are the antennas of our soul.
If you move them by knitting, cooking, painting, playing or sinking them into the earth, you send signs of care to the deepest part of you. And your soul lights up, because you’re paying attention to it.
Then signs of pain will no longer be necessary.
Are hands really that important?
If my daughter, think of babies, they begin to know the world, thanks to the touch of their little hands.
If you look at the hands of old people, they tell you more about their life than any other part of the body.
Everything that is done by hand, is said to be made with the soul. Because it’s really like that, hands and soul are connected.
Think of lovers, when they touch hands, they make love in a sublime way.
My hands grandma… Long time haven’t worn them like this…
Move them my love, start creating with them and everything inside you will move.
The pain won’t pass.
And instead whatever you do with them, it will become the most beautiful masterpiece.
And it won’t hurt anymore.
Because you’ve been able to transform their essence.
It’s June which means it’s time for 30 Days Wild, The Wildlife Trusts’ annual nature challenge. The Wildlife Trusts is calling on anyone and everyone to do one wild thing a day throughout the whole month for their health, wellbeing and for the planet. While outdoor activities may currently be restricted due to lockdowns worldwide, […]
“The past has no power over the present moment”- Eckhart Tolle.
It takes commitment to be in the Now. It takes commitment from you for you to experience the Now. It takes commitment to be still, to relax, slow down. It takes being persistent and consistent. It takes desire, will power and focus every moment, every day to be in the Now. Your future depends on your now and in the now how you choose. And in your choice the knowing. And in your knowing the understanding. And in understanding the knowledge. And in knowledge the guidance. And in guidance the awareness. And in awareness the truth of you the soul. If you are living in the past and future how will you know what you are choosing? And why did you make that choice? How will you know why an experience or an event happened in your life in the now and what choice did you make for this to happen?? What is happening in your present in the now is a result of your choices. To change your now you have to be in the now to know what needs to be changed. You cannot live in the past and future for change to happen now is it? You need to feel your feelings and emotions in the now in order to change the past and build the life you want for your future. Now is where your power lives. It is where your soul lives. And to be in the now commit to meditation, commit to having a spiritual practice everyday. Commit to questioning your beliefs, belief system. Commit to being completely honest with yourself. Only you can help you.
Make a choice to commit to you and then follow the next step to take action on the commitment you just made. And then the next step will show up. Do not think 10-50 steps ahead. Just doing one step and walking one step at a time. That’s how we live in the now. Your next step what you need to do will be shown to you. Your feelings, emotions, negativity, judgement, control, jealousy, guilt, fear, arrogance, hostility, self centered etc are all caused by not staying and practicing to being in the now. Times are such where this is your only savior. Be still. Be Mindful. Learn about you the good, bad and the ugly. If you take care of your now your future will take care of itself.
Crayola have launched a new pack of specially formulated Colors of the World crayons designed to mirror and represent over 40 skin tones from across the globe. The crayons company believes that children should be able to “creatively and accurately colour themselves into the world they see around them”, hence creating the new Colors of […]
Intùiti is a pack of 78 cards that really helps you dive into your deepest creative process.
It was born as a project of the Polytechnic University of Milan and it represents a new way of living the subject of creativity, an issue that is often superficially tackled. Instead of forcing the user to find an idea, as it happens with some techniques like brainstorming or the mind map, Intùiti invites to sit calmly and to feel what one has to give, remembering that creating must be a source of joy and satisfaction.
Intùiti proposes pointed suggestions, obtained from the analysis of classic tarots, that are a rich collection of archetypes. It has no divination purpose: each card is related to a thinking model that belongs to our culture, a powerful incentive that can put in motion creative and inspirational processes.
Intùiti is a synthesis of Design, Tarots, Numerology and Gestalt Psychology. It is both a serious game and a powerful tool that brings out the brightest side of creativity without employing rigid schemes.
Visual incentives and Tales
In the pack you will find two series of pictures: the primary intùitiand the secondary intùiti. The first ones are extensive inspirations; the second ones are more specific. To each picture corresponds an evocative tale that intensifies its sensation.
Each card represents a powerful incentive and is designed using Gestalt principles so you can recognize emotionally the related archetype.
You can play as you see fit. There are no main rules. It’s a tool for creative thinking based on visual and imaginary associations, so you just have to shuffle the deck, pick a card, and “let it speak”.
Give it a look: these cards are truly gorgeous!
It took over one year of study and development and then other 6 months for enhancement. All the drawings are handmade and later digitalized for the industrial production.
Intùiti is not an answer!
People often want to find the solution to their “creative problems” in a tool or in method; they would like to have an equation, an algorithm able to solve the real issue of Creativity: to create something new. But using a “recipe” for writing a novel means to have produced something, not to have invented something.
It’s important to reiterate: Intùiti is not an algorithmic function that can “make people creative”, or a scientific method able to produce thousands of brilliant ideas. It’s an inspirational tool: it’s not an answer, but a continuos question.
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DELIGARD upholstery fabrics: unrivaled in cleanliness and easy maintenance. Bacteria, dirt and moisture don’t stand a chance with this pattented innovative system. In hotels, restaurants, retirement homes and clinics textiles create an especially relaxing atmosphere by reducing noise and spreading warmth and comfort. DELIGARD upholstery fabrics have a singular anti-dirt protection; they thus offer protection against contermination which is of great importance in highly frequented public areas. They are the solution for long-lasting stainless upholstery.
Each individual fiber is enclosed by a protective sheath, replacing the commonly used “shallow” surface coating found in other fabrics. The special layer on the reverse side prevents the penetration of moisture and wetness. This innovative technology provides lasting protection against impurities and dirt, and is easy to clean.
Brooks DELIGARD expands this successful series of upholstery fabrics. It is characterised by its discreet graphic pattern and a soft touch. With this combination it not only offers a discreet and modern look, but also gives rooms a cosy atmosphere.
Here is an overview of the DELIGARD characteristics:
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Walking the path of earth is living in harmony with nature in everything we do. The word nature literally means “that which is born.” When the poet e.e. cummings spoke of the difference between “a world of made” and “a world of born” in one of his most famous poems, he gave voice to trust in nature— recognize that the natural world is our home, our source, and the teacher of the wisdom we most need to learn- Philip Carr- Gomm
The Celtic symbol of the dragon is magical, one of transformation and eternal wisdom. The druids respected dragons as forces of nature, the guardians of mother earth and all things sacred, the protectors of nature and all living things. The dragon holds the powerful Celtic symbol of protection and power. These magical beings represented all that the universe has to offer.
Dragon energy was worshiped and used for the greater good. At special celebrations of the turning seasons of the year, to harvest the right crops, as a true guardian for all they held sacred.
The earth dragon has a symbolism of nature and all things connected to our Mother Earth. The earth dragon asks us to connect with nature in all of its beauty. The true wealth is not money but from the beauty of our land.
Call on the energy of the earth dragon if your energy needs grounding, or if you have lost your way a little, she will reconnect you to true source and bring back your power.
“The Winter Solstice or Yule It begins on “Mother Night” and ends twelve days later, on “Yule Night”, hence the “Twelve Days of Christmas” tradition. Yule is a time of the Goddess of the Cold Darkness and the birth of the Divine Child, the reborn Sun God. It is a time of renewal and rebirth during Winter, and the turning of the Earth force tides.The Winter Solstice had been associated with the birth of a “Divine King” long before the rise of Christianity. Yule is about renewal, re-birth, returning hope and life.”- Ravenhawks Magazine