“Is it a perfect philosophy believing in a moneyless society? Are there other ways to measure human well-being or happiness than GDP? Measure and facilitate the use of human well-being models on a systematic level is not easy as practice come before any theory, we can study history, well as various cultures without or less depended on material goods.
The Monetary measurement of human well-being in the traditional Gross Domestic Product (GDP) does not work anymore; money is false, corrupt, poisoning of the mind and trigger desire for more. For example, a high GDP has nothing to do with social welfare, because terrorism, diseases, war, drug use, alcohol abuse, cancer, environmental disasters, suicide, hurricanes etc. creates a higher GDP, these issues mentioning is not beneficial for human happiness or well-being, nevertheless looks good on a spreadsheet and bottom line. A corporation does not have a soul; it is a system who does not feel pity, compassion or accountable.
The science of epigenetics fieldworks proves that the economic model of capitalism has massive consequences for the human as well ecological crisis, living a life in the fast lane. Is the essential field of scientifical discovery, the missing puzzle of what makes us who we are and why is near an understanding of the mechanisms and chemistry of human mind, behaviour and how we are affected by environmental factors as well as emotional stressors from parenthood, essentially fetal and early stage of life
A borderless world? From Colonialism to Transnationalism over the decline of the nation-state. The ecological crisis is the result of an economic model that since the beginning of the industrial revolution has evolved into a new world order whom a small elite dictates via international organizations and global corporations before the state.
Big Oil uses any tool necessary to influences and makes sure every elected president is pro-oil friendly; they start wars (Bush) when needed. Big Oil involved historically in fraud, corruption evading. Each of the seven sisters spending more money than any other company on lobbying federal governments, presidential elections, get access to America’s public lands, oceans, subsidies, tax breaks, corrupt politicians, control democracy commonly by using a bit of their vast profit.
“What is creating anxiety? Because of western society based on envy engendered by publicity. That publicity works upon concern; the sum of everything is money, to get the money to overcome anxiety, that the stress on which propaganda plays the fear that having nothing you will be nothing”
The ecological problems are not the environmental threat, that is just the symptoms, it is a question of survival of the human species, we are ourselves the worst enemy an intelligent predator at the top of the food chain eating more than sustained, doomed starving to death while having the knowledge at the same time.
War on drugs has a long history, probably long before the first opium war between The British Empire and China 1839-1842. Since the War on drugs initiated by President George W Bush, the Anti-drug abuse act of 1988) signed by President Regan Nov. 18, 1988, A law that leads to corruption on a scale unthinkable
Big Pharma invents new medicines only for patent reasons, as soon as a patent no longer are valid and medication generic other pharmaceutical companies are free to produce the same drug with a lower price. Since patenting, create a monopoly, the maker’s price-setting high and hardly affordable without governmentally subsidised. At the same time pharma, untruthfully communicate unethically using their employed scientists.
Drugs that have worked for centuries become illegal since it does not bring pharmaceutical companies any profit. The newest patented drug not tested on the long term effect (30-40 years). Without knowing the long-term impact on DNA mutations can be a dangerous path, remember the drug Thalidomide? Big Pharma is gambling with our future and the coming generations.
Recommended editorial columns Refashioned making cutting edge clothing from upcycled materials. Refashion core is a critic of contemporary waste and throw away culture and visually shows it possible to work differently.
Refashioned the opposite attracts. It represents the opposite of the throw-away culture, of which most people purchase garments for the look and the trend of the day
The third post in the series from Green fashion to Refashioned examine the roots and heritage of fashion activism around the 1990s and up to the Fashion Revolution. Refashioned is a critic of contemporary waste and throw away culture by creating cutting edge clothing from recycled materials and a visual manifestation of designing fashion differently
Refashioned, innovative design in the sustainable era. Part Two. The second post in the series from Green fashion to Refashioned examine sustainable fashion past history and the context.
Refashioned is a terminology used to describe a novel use of upcycled materials and crafting deadstock (materials not wanted or usable) of the high-speed society and transforming, stitched, patched into unique hand-made clothes. Follow the series of post From Eco-Fashion to Refashioned
The solidarity of the press in the US is obligated to defend Julian Assange fundamental right to the freedom of speech and protection of the press sources according to the first amendment. Otherwise, the (free) press will lose their right as consequence
Ten reasons to ban the plastic bag Manifesto. Around the world, we use nearly 1000 billion’s plastic bags annually. Plastics are made of non-renewable energy sources oil, and it takes nearly two kilograms of oil to produce a kilogram of plastic.
Argentinian Florencia Salvioni debuted as a model at the age of 18. In Buenos Aires Dotto Models, staff discovered her. Florencia firstly became the face of Argentinian brands such as Kosiuko Denim Brand and Ricky Sark any. She like any other girls dream of a successful fashion-modelling career. Florencia passion for travelling often with colleague and friend Alessandra Ambrosio
Fashion models Illustration series Ana Beatriz Barros. At the age of 13, Ana Beatriz Barros was picked out by a representative from Elite Model Management, while she and her sister Patricia, were vacationing in Rio de Janeiro.
The German-born model was discovered by Alexander Wang after photography found on her blog Her confidence, nonchalant and unfussy about her beauty and sexuality soon became Wang’s muse. She featured the 2015 Pirelli Calendar alongside Adriana Lima and Raquel Zimmermann. With her blonde hair, dark brown eyes, curvy body, smile and sensuality reminds by many as a modern version of the French model Brigitte Bardot, model, actor and sex symbol.
Camille Rowe Fashion model Illustration series. Camille Rowe Parisian born fashion model discovered while still studying Camille signed with the Parisian Agency GIRL. She appeared in several editions of Victoria Secrets Catalogues and debuted 2016 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Paris
It is time for new and more humane drug policy in the world; drugs must be on prescriptions from doctors like all other medications. There are many reasons for this. The last 20-30 years of international and in this case Norwegian drug policy have been unsuccessful, stained by old attitudes, powerless without the will to do things differently.
Daria Werbowy fashion models illustration series. Daria signed with the Toronto based model agency Susan J. Model & Talent Management at the age of 14, however, It wasn’t until she signed with IMG that she began to gain attention from the fashion industry
Ana Claudia Michels fashion models illustration series. Ana Claudia Michels was signed 1997 by Mega Agency Brazil. She debuts 1999 at the spring Marc Jacobs show in New York
James Lovelock is an English chemist, doctor, author and scientific instrument developer. A man is well known by many people nevertheless, few understand the importance of Lovelock groundbreaking work as a scientist and environmentalist
Diagram Library updated with 18 new visuals. It is is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Denim Encyclopedia. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
Denim Encyclopedia is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
Eco Fashion Encyclopedia update June 45 illustrated terms and 15 diagrams added. Eco Fashion Dictionary is a part of the Denim Dictionary and Diagrams library. Eco Fashion Dictionary contains 1200 illustrated terms.
Angela Lindvall is the first model presented in the fashion models illustrations series. Discovered at the age of 14 in a fashion show in Kansas City
During the research finding root causes of our ecological crisis I became aware that is not the environment we need to save but humans from a disease that kills more people than any war, hunger or natural catastrophe all together, is called greed. The disease has since the beginning of the industrial revolution created a small elite of extremely rich families that have always made sure they are in control, they financed first World War and financed the next and are right now causing global genocide.
The remade fashion store is closed at the moment as I am in India and it reopens open mid-April 2018. The concept is named Indian Urban Nature Line and it will highlight a new and modern way of making traditional yoga pants and clothing for relaxation and meditation
Diagram Library is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Denim Encyclopedia. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 38 new terms. It is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library.
Do we have a story crisis, the final warning is the third post in a series discussing how a small elite have over the last century created a very unhealthy and dangerous situation for the human race and the future of Gaia by manipulating governments, take control over money, use debt strategies and control UN, World, Bank, IMF and many other organisations that control the working class.
The Chinese model Chang Chun Xiao, a study of a fashion model part two. Fashion models illustrations series
The Chinese model Chang Chun Xiao, a study of a fashion model part one. Fashion models illustration series
Do we have a story crisis? The Monetary Issues? Global markets are now dominated by global corporations which are among the most undemocratic and unaccountable of human institutions.
We have an economic crisis and an ecological crisis the complexity of nature shows these similarities will sooner or later crash into each other. When the separation in nature started, resources need in one place will be missing in another. Everything is connected in time and space and when they crash it cannot be controlled. Part One.
Diagram Library updated with 22 new terms. It is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Denim Encyclopedia. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia is updated. It is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
Pema Chädrön is a wise woman and this book is an important book for everybody not only Buddhists, in a world developing faster than ever with more choices than ever. Still, we have developed a world of fear with financial crises and terrorism. This beautiful book is pinpointing the need to develop true compassion for others. Read more…
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Diagram Library is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Denim Encyclopedia. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms. Updated with 46 new terms and 15 images added Diagrams Library
The Eco-Manifesto is not a measurable tool for sustainability; nevertheless, the fundamental basis and source of inspiration and company values. Eastern religion and culture have since the 60’s change many westerners view on the relationship between materialism and spiritualism, the necessary foundation for a new environmental philosophy.
Updated fibres and dyes overview. Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms
Updated textile fibres overview. Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
Visit Our Daily News on Sustainable Fashion Buddha Jeans. Seven days a week we publish the top stories on fashion design in a sustainable era
Punk t-shirts, fashion lookbooks DIY. The punks as a cultural movement lasted, very short. Nevertheless, changed the way we dress
Today we celebrate Earth Day birthday. In the 1970s, people started to wake-up even in the suburbs of America. They understood we have to take care of the environmental problems.
I know how to handle and take care of clothes. the vest was a present from the Levi Strauss Nordic division in 1995 as they designed limited edition of 200 silver leather vest not for commercial sales. It was designed originally for Bono in U2 for their world tour 94-95. I have never used the vest as its extreme cool. In excellent condition, no defects.
These are very rare trainers which i have had for a while and get a lot of people noticing them (they are hard to get). The shoes have only been used in competitions, not training. I am a jeans designer with more than 7 years working for Levi Strauss Europe, Middle East & Africa. Therefore I know how to handle rare and valuable clothes-shoes. These shoes have not been used for ears, last run Marathon Paris year 2000.
For sale Nike Air Max Tremble 173304 001 black-true red medium size. Very rare trainers futuristic style without laces
Diagrams Library updated with 21 visuals March. The Library is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Denim Encyclopedia. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms
Eco-fashion Encyclopedia updated with 43 terms. Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words
The greatest environmentalists of all time. The story of Buddha, Gandhi, Einstein, Næss and Lovelock.
The 1970’s original environmentalists, style and fashion, part two. Global Earth Day and Greenpeace gathered millions of Americans to march for a better and safer world. Greenpeace started their battle against companies and countries that destroyed life in the sea.
How to approach sustainable product design? A series of post introducing the different frameworks and approaches to sustainable fashion design
Seven approaches to fashion design in a sustainable era. From natural capital to system thinking
Nanotechnology in the fashion industry. The mission is information for those who are not so familiar with the prefix of nano and its terminology. Part one of three
Re-thinking sustainability for the twenty-first century (slideshow). The visual presentation
Happy birthday Earth Day, chronological environmental events 1975-1980 part two
Brain Meditation Infographic. Three posts on happiness, meditation and human well-being
Applying system thinking as an approach to sustainable design is the last post in a series discussing the different framework and strategies to sustainable design.
Eco-fashion Encyclopedia updated with 31 new terms. Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words
How to manufacture Nanotechnology textiles? part three
Ten Diagrams added Library. Diagram Library is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Denim Encyclopedia. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 32 new terms April. Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words
Nanotechnology in the fashion industry part two discuss material properties at Nanoscale, self-assembly and what is top-down and bottom-up production
Introduction to Nanotechnology in the fashion industry part one. The mission is to provide quality information for those who are not so familiar with the prefix of nano and its terms
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated, it is is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words
Real happiness comes from within, don’t seek outside — the third and final post in the happiness series.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 36 new terms and is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words
Denim Encyclopedia updated with 43 terms. Denim Encyclopedia is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words
Happiness comes when we manage to escape our desire is the second post in a series discussing happiness and human well-being in the twenty-first century
Happiness comes from harmony; not money or fame is a series discussing what makes us happier.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 39 new terms. It is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words
Purchase an eco-bag and give people clean, safe water for x-mass
Thanks to all people that so generously supported our charity: water fundraising projects by donation or purchase of an Eco bag. I would like to share a video update on our fundraising projects that we just received from Cambodia. It’s about the latest development of charity: water projects we support economically.
Apply System thinking as an approach to sustainable design. Part Two. 21st centuries seek restorative solutions for the planet.
Run-DMC, is one of the most influential hip-hop groups from queen, New York, founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jam Master Jay. Not only powerful music wise, it was also one of the very original groups that realized and developed the business potential of a whole new industry Hip-hop, the first that signed endorsement contract with a multinational clothing brand Adidas ($1.6 million). Furthermore, they pioneered and explored the musical collaboration ship across genre and importance of MC and DJ relationship.
Diagram Library updated with 11 new visuals. It is is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Denim Encyclopedia. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 30 new terms. It is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. The Encyclopedia contains more than 1200 illustrated words
Design with nature. Twelve principles on how to approach sustainable design.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 31 new terms- It is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words
Diagram Library updated with 16 new visuals. The Library is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Denim Encyclopedia
The Natural Step a framework to sustainable design.
Re-thinking sustainability for the twenty-first century, spirituality; the missing link
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 20 new terms. It is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words.
Join our charity: water fundraising campaign
Diagram Library updated with 5 visuals. Diagram Library is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Denim Encyclopedia. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 15 terms. It is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words.
Buddha quotes on love and compassion Illustration Kenneth Buddha Jeans
A product lifecycle approach to sustainable design. Product Lifecycle assessment is the fourth post in a series that aims to discuss the different methods and framework for sustainable fashion design that can make a difference.
Megacities infographics a challenge for sustainable development. The infographic shows the current numbers of city inhabitants worldwide.
Give us your opinion on fast fashion, vote today!.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 22 terms. It is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words.
Earth Day! The birthday of modern environmentalism.
The great H&M conscious fashion swindle?
Cradle To Cradle an approach to sustainable design. The third post in the Sustainable Design Series.
Biomimicry as nature builds it is the second post in a series of which we discuss the different design tools for sustainable fashion, to give an introduction to these frameworks advantages and limitations.
How to approach a sustainable fashion design?
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 18 terms. It Encyclopedia is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words
Planned product obsolescence in a world with finite resources is absurd. The intention is a planned product with a limited lifespan.
Amazon Rainforest Facts for actions. We are losing Earth’s greatest biological treasures, just as we are beginning to appreciate their real value.
Amazon Rainforest deforestation. Today’s action tomorrows karma. Amazonian deforestation is a serious problem with global consequences.
Compassion is the essential factor for a sustainable lifestyle; We live in a challenging time; we cannot survive the next century continue as we have.
How can increase manufacture cost save the poor reputation of fashion? I
How can increase manufacture cost save the poor reputation of fashion? Part Two
Infographics Levi Strauss & Co. history. The original American jeans brand that gave us the workwear look already in 1853.
The Gandhi quotes “you must be the change you wish to see in the world” is about change. The graphic message has received several awards for good design. Gandhi’s statement shaped like a bicyclist on a bicycle (environmentally friendly) and simultaneously visualise his notable trademark the “lenses
Denim Encyclopedia updated with 12 terms. It is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words.
Environmental quotes David Suzuki. Today’s environmental quotes by Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki.
The T-Shirt first-known use date back to 1913 and the Spanish-American War, in the beginning, used by the U.S. Navy as underwear garments.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with seven terms. It is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 14 terms. It is a part of the Denim and Diagram Library and contains more than 1200 illustrated words.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia with 10 new terms. It is a part of the Denim and Diagram Library and contains more than 1200 illustrated words.
Who got the responsibility when fashion turns ugly? All too often high street chains whine about how hard it is for them to improve human rights, and how they’d change, but consumers don’t want it.
Almost every fashion brand has missed what a sustainability garment requires
Denim Encyclopedia updated with new terms. It is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with 13 terms. It is a part of Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia and Denim Encyclopedia. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words
The new Denim and Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia contains more than 1200 illustrated terms
Can Buddhism contribute ideas for a successful sustainable future? The world is in an ecological crisis
Water changes everything, can fashion reduce their enormous waste?
The 1970’s Disco Fashion Lookbooks. The epitome of all that’s wrong with western civilization
The 1970’s Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks Overview. The 70s were probably the most exciting decade of the last century, both in politics, youth culture, music, and fashion.
The 1970s The Ramones fashion lookbooks. The heavy metal bubble gum. The Ramones punk style was wearing faded blue denim jean’s regular fit, straight legs, and a skinny fit. The Levi 505 zip fly jeans made in the 60s is a genuine classic.
The 1970’s Dirtbags Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks. The term of many sub-youth movements in the 70s
The 1970’s Mods Revival Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks. The mod culture fashion and origin roots came from the increasing affluence of post-war Britain.
1970’s, The Clash Fashion Lookbooks. The group was more substantial than punk, more fashionable than the Sex Pistols, and took the best of punk; juxtapose of reggae, working-class protest songs and Spanish guitars.
The 1970s Punk Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks. In 1975 came the one of most crucial youth cultural movement since the 1950s, in only 18 hectic months punk should change music, fashion and politics.
The 1970’s Skateboarding Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks
The 1970’s Hippies’ Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks
The 1970’s Bikers Youth Culture And Fashion Lookbooks, The highways across America became a symbol of freedom; Hells Angels attracted young men offering an alternative lifestyle without a house in the suburbs, mortgage and regular working hours.
Robert Redford, the famous actor, producer, director, and environmentalist. Robert since the 1970s active environmentalist.
Research, the sustainable fashion consumer, yesterday, today and tomorrow is slideshow research from REACT, RISK, Ford Trend book 2013 and fashion futures 2025.
What kind of actions is necessary to improve sustainable fashion ahead? The last posts 2013 the year sustainable and Eco fashion reached the mainstream consumer?
2013 the year Eco and sustainable fashion reached the mainstream consumer? Research shows today that most people consider themselves as green consumers and that they feel it is an obligation to recycle.
Why is it a foundation today for the growth of a sustainable fashion consumer? Latest posts how do the new Eco and sustainable consumer look like?
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updates. It Encyclopedia is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
How does the new Eco-consumer look?. In the early nineties, the seeds of sustainable fashion, concepts of environmentally friendly fabrics and recycling growing. In Antwerp, the designer Martin Margiela worked outside the frames of regular style, deconstructed and reconstructing bits and pieces of artful ideas.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated with twelve new terms. It is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated words.
Al Gore regards himself as an environmental activist and author in 2009 he published the book “An Inconvenient Truth”, won a Grammy Award. In 2007, the documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” won the Academy Award 2006. Al Gore nominated for Time’s “Person of the year 2007.”
Environmental Quotes The Buddha. Water is the most precious commodity and a gift to all people on this planet and should be shared equally. Nevertheless, more than 800 million people lack access to clean drinking water around the world.
Re-thinking Environment and Sustainable Development in the Twenty-first Century. I guess the lack of understanding of what lies within a sustainable philosophy, corporate ethics, and green thinking. The core of the fundamental values of business ethics and sustainable approach are missing in traditional western philosophies, and that it is time to Re-thinking Environment and Development in the Twenty-first Century
Megatrends 2000 were the first signal of sustainable design for the jeans giant Levi Strauss Co. A major shift from materialism to spirituality will start to develop. People all over the world are abandoning a “has it all” materialistic drive in favor of burgeoning appetite for spirituality. People around the world are expressing a deep need for things spiritual. Part Two
The connection between Buddhism and sustainability. There is an honest connection between Buddhism and the environment; when looking at the quotes from Buddha and thousands alike about the Buddhism wisdom; it is clearly discovered that nature is present in numerous parts of his teachings
Nelson Mandela is a South African anti-apartheid politician and revolutionary which served as President of South Africa between 1994-1999. He was the first elected fully representative, black President to hold the office in South Africa, the former apartheid regime.
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia updated. Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
H&M are playing tricks with their figures in the sustainability reports. One of the largest clothing companies around the world except for Inditex (Zara) is H&M. H&M has 2900 stores operating in 45 markets with an extremely aggressive growth strategy of 10-15% new doors each year.
Ayn Rand was a philosopher, screenwriter, and novelist. Her most well-known books are the Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. As a philosopher, she developed a philosophical system called Objectivism. In art, she boosted romantic real, however, critical to most philosophers and their philosophical traditions
Kraftwerk changed music youth culture and fashion. Created in Düsseldorf; the band formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970, fronted by them until Schneider’s departure in 2008
Happy birthday Earth Day! environmental events 1970-75 part one.
Environmental Quotes Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He has won the Golden Globe award for his role in Aviator 2004 and been nominated more than ten times. However, the most important is his love and work for the environment.
Happiness Quotes Marilyn Monroe. She was a singer, actor, model, and film producer. Marilyn Monroe most known films are River of No Return, Niagara, “Some Like It Hot,” The Misfits; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and The Seven-Year Itch. Her fine curves, blond hair, and smile soon gave her the title America’s sex symbol and became the ultimate look of a pinup model, her stardom is in the same league as James Dean and Marlon Brando
Environmental Quotes John F. Kennedy, he was known for his speeches that are today considered iconic. President Kennedy assassinated in Dallas, Texas. His resting place in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia US
Gisele Bündchen is the goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme, model, and film actress. However, her involvement in charity works both in environmental projects, and natural catastrophes are recognised by many, Harvard’s 2011 Global Environmental Citizen to Gisele in recognition of her eco-efforts
Weekly Novel Clicks Fashion inspiration scribble my schoolbooks.
Marilyn Monroe Fashion Lookbooks and denim icon. Marilyn Monroe is one of the greatest denim Jean’s icons in fashion history; male stars before her as James Dean and Marlon Brando made denim rebellious, dangerous and sexy in the mid-50s. Soon Marilyn became the female version, a self-dependent woman equally sexy and rebellious
Happiness quotes Kate Moss. The supermodel and businesswoman Kate Moss is one of the most famous women globally, the top model is involved in several music projects and committed too many organisations charity works, including Cancer, War Child, Make Poverty History and AIDS
The Ramones Fashion Lookbooks And Denim Icons, Their style was as necessary as their music, classic black leather jacket, Converse shoes, skinny Levi 505 zip fly made first in 1967. The style was completed with a rock graphic t-shirt worn as skinny as their jeans and finally Converse shoes
Environmental Quotes Vivienne Westwood is regarded as the most influential punk fashion designer that created punk DNA in the mid-70s. She and Malcolm McLaren revolutionized fashion, its place in society and still, their impact is vast
Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia Updated with 6 Terms. Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia is a part of the Denim Encyclopedia and Diagram Library. It contains more than 1200 illustrated terms.
E. F. Schumacher was an internationally influential economic thinker, statistician, an economist. In 1955, Schumacher travelled to Burma as a financial consultant where he developed the principles of what he called Buddhist economics, based on the belief that good work was essential for proper human development and that production from local resources for regional needs is the most rational way of economic life.
Kurt Cobain fashion lookbooks and denim icon. Kurt Cobain was the lead singer in the punk rock inspired band Nirvana and icon of Grunge culture. Nirvana’s second album Nevermind is one of the bestselling rock albums of all times and sold more than 50 million copies worldwide
Happiness quotes Kurt Cobain. Kurt Cobain was the lead singer and songwriter in the band Nirvana founded in 1985 one of the most promising songwriters of its time. Despite enormous popularity, Kurt led from depression and did not handle the stardom situation well. Kurt Cobain committed suicide on April 5th, 1994 with a gunshot to his head, only 27 years old.
Environmental Quotes Malcolm X. Today’s environmental quotes are by the American black nationalist leader Malcolm X who articulated concepts of race pride and Black Nationalism in the early 1960s
Rachel Carson was an environmentalist, marine biologist, and writer; her books became very important for the environmental movement and are today classics. The Sea Around Us, The Edge of the Sea and Silent Spring is her remarkable books; in particular, Silent Spring became a book of importance, nevertheless heavily argued
Bruce Springsteen Fashion Lookbooks And Denim Icon. Bruce Springsteen is the heart and soul of America; the jeans represent something solid, quality and everlasting originally work-wear. He is widely known for his love of the American heartland rock, poetic lyrics. “Born in the U.S.A.” and “Born to Run” has sold more than 65 million albums in the US and more than 120 million worldwide
Environmental quotes Mother Teresa. Forty-five years of her life, Mother Teresa devoted to the poorest of the poor, sick and dying. In 1997, Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity had over 4,000 sisters, and a brotherhood of 300 members, operating 610 missions in 123 countries.
Steve McQueen Fashion Lookbooks And Denim icon. Steve McQueen was a hot and successful film actor in the 1960s and 1970s, known for his coolness, good looks, and toughness. He became a youth cultural icon in the same league of James Dean, Marlon, Brando and Marilyn Monroe
Happiness Quotes Thich Nhat Hanh. He was the first Buddhist monk to use the term Engaged Buddhism this happened in the Vietnam War and written in the book Lotus in a Sea of Fire. Thích Nhât Hanh has published more than 100 books.
James Dean Fashion Lookbooks And Denim Icon. James Dean was an introvert, mystical and shy outsider that soon became the icon of youth culture with the appearance in movies such as Rebel Without A Cause (1955), Giant (1956) and East Of Eden (1955)
Environmental Quotes Sitting Bull. He was a Hunkpapa Lakota (Sioux holy man) who led his people as a tribal chief in the resistance against the United States government
Fashion Quotes by Oscar Wilde. He wrote one novel, nine plays and countless short stories, and essays. Oscar Wilde was an exponent of aesthetic values more than social or moral themes also known as the Aesthetic movement, this dogma was known for the phrase “art for art’s sake”
Environmental quotes. Today environmental quotes by the environmental philosopher, climber, boxer, and renaissance man Arne Næss, the founder of the Deep Ecology Movement
Environmental quotes by the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu founder of Taoism. He was best known as the author of Tao-Te-Ching, the book exemplifies his philosophical thoughts and can be translated “Old Man” or more correctly Old Teacher”.
Biomimicry in design for a sustainable future, cut material cost, energy saving and reduce waste is just a few advantages when imitating natures way of doing things
At the core of developing a sustainable design is to learn a basic set of values and understanding that things are interconnected
Happiness Quotes Dalai Lama for a better and more sustainable world. The always smiling leader of the exile Tibetans.
Environmental Quotes The Buddha. Environmental quotes for a better and more sustainable future. Today environmental quotes by The Buddha on water issues. He became a spiritual leader and teacher whose life serves as the foundation of the philosophy or religion of Buddhism
The non-violence philosophy of Gandhi, the anti-war activist, leader of India’s independence movement, freedom fighter, and environmentalist, his words makes a difference even today. Gandhi was nominated to the Nobel Peace Prize five times between 1937 and 1948, however, was never awarded the Nobel Peace Prize; one of the biggest mistakes done by the Nobel Prize Committee
Environmental Quotes Albert Einstein; Einstein was a great scientist and at the age of twenty-six the world’s leading physicist. Nevertheless, even a more celebrated humanist and environmentalist
Eco fashion dictionary updated with new terms and graphics. The dictionary contains more than 1000 terms on sustainable fashion design and the environment all illustrated. Check it out!
Megatrends towards 2020, we are headed towards an economy based upon the need of nature nor the market or humans; the new economy drivers are parameters such as inner peace, happiness, human well-being and compassion. It’s an imbalance between materialism and spiritual growth toward the west. We have relied too much on technology to solve environmental problems; they cause more problems than answers
Sustainability is one of the most important issues today. Global resources are disappearing rapidly, and most of these essential elements of modern products have taken earth for millions of years and are not replaceable. Sustainable fashion design is probably the way the fashion industry can do something about environmental problems
Bored? Punk Rock Fashion Lookbooks and youth culture. Arts by Michael Costiff, series of canvas prints, and Michaels raw combination of letters and graphics taken from the 1970s punk movement
In the youth movie classics Quadrophenia (1979), an incredibly cool scene takes place when the Mod Jimmy sits in the bathtub with a new pair 501 jeans on. When he was into the kitchen his father says “What have you got on? Is this some kind of new fashion thing I haven’t heard about? Sopping wet trousers?”. Jimmy answers back “You gotta shrink ‘em on you, so they fit right”.
Can we predict anything about the future? A reality check is a good starting point. A well-known media guru Marshall McLuhan said: “A friend said the future is the present. If you really are curious about the future, just study the present. Only those who have learned to perceive the present can predict the future. They need only predict what has already happened by being the first to see through pattern recognition. For the future is the future present”
We work with the organization charity water on our wash-less-jeans campaign you will find additional information about the campaign and other important charity water projects. The importance of educating the consumers to change the way they wash jeans and wear jeans is essential.
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The 1970’s was a decade when people woke up from the 1960s flower power, rock festivals music and the hippies’ culture started to fade slowly. People got into politics such as the War in Vietnam and a growing concern about the increased pollution, endless traffic jams and environmental issues. They did not only talk about it, they dared to stand up for their opinions and most important turned nice words into direct actions
People woke up and suddenly started to realize that our planet was polluted as the smog layered in the sky making it hide the sun, cars and heavy trucks created traffic jams miles of cars moved slowly at the highways, air traffic increased dramatically. Therefore, people started grassroots organisations such as EarthDay and Greenpeace at the beginning of the decade. The deforestation of Amazon Rainforest was one important issue
We have previously talked about the scenarios for flooding and the rise of sea-level over the last decades and sadly and most probably cause by the hurricane Sandy that hit hard in New York, maybe a wake-up call for the New Yorker’s who probably understood the power of nature and human interference. The flooding in New York can’t be a better warning signal about extreme weather expected in the future
James Dean The Greatest Denim Jeans Icon. James Dean was a loner, outsider and anti-hero, therefore his role as Jim Stark in “A Rebel Without A Cause” (1956) soon became the voice of the 1950s teenage generation. The young generation understood James Deans mystique and lonely character as the gap between the older and younger generation was massive
Marlon Brando Fashion Lookbooks and Denim Icon. Marlon Brando was one of the most well-known pop culture icon in the 1950’s Together with James Dean and Marilyn Monroe Brando was the most rebellious. His fashion style was raw, unwashed denim jeans, turn-ups, engineering boots, white t-shirt and a heavy black leather jacket was Marlon Brando’s signature outfit
The Eco-Tote bags blank canvas have been explored by designers, graphic artists since the 1970’s, created with illustrations, symbols and strong slogans. The messages have become significantly sophisticated, intelligent and witty almost alike street artist use of stencils and aerosols
The simple idea taking a stone and by hand carve signs and symbols are by the archaeologist named cave paintings (Aubert, a geochemist and archaeologist dated the oldest cave painting approximately 35,400 years old) an art form evolved into something truly extraordinary, political, witty and entertaining, a contribution to the de-alienation of poorly built architecture in the big cities around the world, by some seen as vandalism others enrichment of a manufactured cityscape
Does a pair of shoes have a different meaning or seen less valuable depending on location, culture, economic situation and social class? Is there a difference perceiving when a pair of shoes is ready for the bin? Does we pay attention to repairs, trends or do we think about it at all?
Today we see the clear return to nature, personal development and higher consciousness. We seek an engineered natural life and a move away from materialism. People all over the world have started abandoning “got it all” materialism drives in favor of burgeoning appetite for spiritual growth and the inner hidden values
I witness the bomb total damage in the city center as I arrived just 2 minutes after the bang.
My subway station is only 200 meters from where the bomb exploded. In the evening, I was too restless to sit inside. I decided to do walking meditation. Calm my mind and try to gain a momentum of inner peace.
Sustainability, sustainable product design, Eco awareness and green thinking seem to be some of the hottest buzz word of a modern consumer today. Fashion and Ecology are a paradox in itself, where the demand for fast-fashion life cycle clashes with the Sustainable production traditional need for a slower production cycle.
Solar power is clean energy, renewable and basically free energy source. However, solar panels are expensive, ineffective as every man-made technology compared with how nature does things, for example, the photosynthesis. Today solar power is produced primarily with photovoltaic cells technology, firstly use the energy directly or secondly store the electricity with batteries.
What is happiness? We must learn to cherish what we have not the things we do not have. We have arrived in the middle of an important paradigm shift, a large green megatrend has grown into a new way of living, and people have started taking personal responsibility for the environment. We must learn to live with less, share, swap and repair
The third post in the series The greatest environmentalists is dedicated a small, nevertheless, great man Gandhi was able to free India from the British Empire without the use of violence. Gandhi with his Chakra spinning wheel became the symbol of peaceful resistance
Used as a daily break from everyday routines and five minutes’ reflection upon the quote said by great people around the world, some famous others not. These quotes might be inspirational, reflecting, about inner peace or happiness. Happiness quotes were my first real understanding that they cause a change. We can feel the constant stress as media and visual expressions giving us far more worries than happiness
Sustainability is fast becoming a buzzword throughout the design and fashion industry. Fashion and Ecology are a paradox in itself, where the demand for fast-fashion life cycle clashes with the Sustainable product designed the traditional needs for a slower production cycle. Is fast fashion – mission impossible?
Vogue Italia’s Editor-in-Chief Franca Sozzani, during her Harvard speech, underlined how we all have the responsibility to fight eating disorders. All of us, especially young people needs to become a point of reference for those who do not have the strength to face the terrible eating disorders. An appeal Vogue decided to turn into a reality starting with their readers
In the series the greatest Original Environmentalist, we are entering modern times and two of the greatest thinkers ever lived finally meets with a time span of 2500 years, Albert Einstein meets Prince Siddhartha Gautama, who known as The Buddha (the one that is enlightened according to Indian languages Pāli and Sanskrit). Einstein shared the same view on humanity and philosophies that everything is interconnected
Sustainability is fast becoming a buzz word throughout the design and fashion industry. Fashion and Ecology are a paradox in itself, where the demand for fast-fashion life cycle clashes with the idea of an extended and slower fashion. Sustainable fashion, also called eco fashion, is a part of the growing design philosophy and trend of sustainability in product design.
In the year 2000, the founders of Kuyichi, NGO Solidaridad, wanted to introduce organic cotton in the clothing industry. During their experience with the development of fair trade organic coffee and fruit business in Latin America, they found the cotton industry caused a lot of pollution and poverty among indigenous Indians and factory workers.
A thousand speeches does not change the world, only upon actions can we change the situation Hopeful to make my comments and critics’ in this post as easy to understand possible, first of all we can hold as many speeches we like, read as many books to become the wisest and most knowledgeable man on earth, but it does not do a single thing unless one makes actions on great words shared.
Urban art can be traced back a long time ago. In the late 50 and 60’s pop art artist, Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol who used hybrid mass media screen-printing and ionized it commercially. Later, terrorist The Basques in the 80s took the modern form, and in the 80s The Ecole Beaux-Arts student Blek Le Rat and Gèrard moved their art out in the suburban streets of Paris. The culture has a lot in common with the punk culture who in the end of the 70s printed stencil art on T-shirts to highlight their message about a DIY culture and a move away from the established.
Earth day was a reality 22nd of April 1970, the start of the most political and environmentally aware decade of last century. But it was nearly a year before in 1969 when Gaylord Nelson, the Earth Day founder, thought about the idea of celebrating Earth Day. He was pushed to the edge and sought after doing something that should have been a long time ago, after seeing the effects of the Santa Barbara oil spill.
The slideshow includes the Inventory of remaining world supplies on non-renewable resources. Check it out!
On the face of it there would seem to be irreconcilable differences between fashion and the principles of sustainability. While sustainability tries to drastically reduce the carbon footprint to produce and consume products fashion on the other hand promotes a fast consumer product culture where the word season trends have become this week’s trend. Fashion is the name of a passing trend, a fad, transient or superficial and true in many cases wasteful.
The 1970s Punk Tees Style Created By Vivienne Westwood And Malcolm McLaren. The Punk movement is about D.I.Y (doing it yourself), according to sources the beginning of the T-shirt is credited to the navy. Punks are today a central part of youth culture but nothing more than just a fashion statement. The clothes or style hardly shocks anybody anymore
On Facebook, we tell the world about our lives, who we meet, what we had for dinner and the best way to lose weight. We expose to more people in less time than we meet in a lifetime 100 years ago and desperately look for opportunities we want confirmation. Many likes make you self-confident and pleased. The largest reason for using the Mobil phone is confirmation about your existent As we hardly leave home without the mobile phone (not voluntary), by mistake forget, most people go back home to get it even take the bus or subway.
In the 60’s Andy Warhol was a commercially successful artist and meet the house photographer Billy Name who later became known as the Factory photographer. The factory was Andy’s workplace for creative commons in New York. The factory was an unprepared arena where people could come, play and work. Photography should become the documentation of pop artist in a decade where a camera was seen as the natural mirror.
The difference between young and old, hippies or punk, local or global culture gets mixed and melts different elements together. We are more adaptable than ever, like chameleons we change, adapt and paste into every situation we face, anywhere at any time. Walking global media, units receive, sending and sort out information quicker and faster
Inner peace is the most valuable thing that we can cultivate. Nobody can give us inner peace; at the same time it is only our own thoughts that can rob us of our inner peace. To experience inner peace we don’t have to retreat to a Himalayan cave; we can experience inner peace now, exactly where we are. The most important criteria are to value importance of inner peace.
But I knew why people were reading and bought the magazine, because they had something people wanted to read or visuals to look at and also I knew a bit about fashion, our environment and people What a wonderful blogging can be. As I blogged I started to get in contact with other more skilled bloggers than I was and I dared to ask a few questions about different things who was not clear to me
Sustainable fashion or so-called Eco fashion is becoming mainstream. However, fast fashion is like dog chasing its tail. The faster the merry goes round the easier we will fall off. Is this fashions answer to the lack of creativity amongst designers or just a CEO short tactics to please the investors? Read more.
A decade of fashion, happenings and youth culture in the 1970’s. The decade started innocently with flower-power we love all hippies and ended in 1980 with the sound of machine guns, bloody dark messages written with bullets holes all over the place as we learned and added new terms in a dictionary like AIDS and Terrorism.
Is stencil art it vandalism? No, it organized and planned. Often the text with image is mix enough, but in stencil and street art you must add site. When add 3rd dimension to the piece and found the right place then it became an instant classic. The finest aspect works best when it’s planned.
This film or clip of images and written story was made the same night as nearly 100 young people was shoot dead on an island outside of Oslo. Some hrs. earlier that day a big bomb exploded in a governmental building downtown of Oslo, The capital city of Norway. I was an eyewitness to the terror and decided to tell my story, feelings inside and how I with help from my experience of walking meditation and Buddhism found inner peace.
Nevertheless, my choice is not known by the masses of people. However, his work is already extremely important and become mandatory for teaching in schools and universities about environmentalism, sustainability and Eco living. A. Næss fundamental work will become basic foundation because deep ecology keep asking questions such as why and how to make Earth safe and joy able, keep biological diversity including grassland, mountains and seas.
Weekly novel clicks are inspirational ideas found across the Internet. The totality of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, images, philosophy, music, design, art and creativity gain popularity across the world in a faster way than ever before. Things and ideas become the standard of mass consumption in real-time. Check it out!
Global citizens have local responsibilities. Today, we are truly a global family. What happens in one part of the world may. Destruction of nature and protection of nature is still in a great conflict. We tell one story but in fact do the opposite. Arne Næss developed his environmental philopsophy Deep Ecology in the 70´s. Read more.
The totality of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, images, philosophy, music, design, art and creativity gain popularity across the world in a faster way than ever before. Things and ideas become the standard of mass consumption in real-time. Enjoy yourself, it’s later than you….
Energy of the mind. Energy creates the right Intention. If we keep our mental energy at the right level we feel committed and we can control our actions in the important environmental questions. Todays quotes by Aristoteles
T-shirts are a visual history of pop culture from military underwear and blank canvas, self exploring art and political, humorous, sarcastic and brand messages. T-shirt has become the icon of pop cultures of all decades. T-shirts are denim jeans mirror upper part of the body. In addition to this it has been a part of any costume, everything as suits, weddings, punks, artistes, political events and rock concerts.
The totality of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, images, philosophy, music, design, art and creativity gain popularity across the world in a faster way than ever before. Things and ideas become the standard of mass consumption in real-time. Electric age. We live in the electric age where the simple numbers of ”zeros and ones” makes the pattern of a spider web so fine-tuned that I can present my hand-picked stuff globally in no-time.
The totality of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, images, philosophy, music, design, art and creativity gain popularity across the world in a faster way than ever before. Things and ideas become the standard of mass consumption in real-time. Novel clicks presents the weekly ideas found across the Internet.
I was an eyewitness to the horror happened in Oslo. as I was stressed out and needed to empty my emotions and to establish my inner peace. I took my camera and did walking meditation.
Street art from all over the world is a part of a personal collection images taken from all over the wold. I try to take a pulse on the digital life outside my blog and dive into the history of Pop culture. To presented it in a different angle than most other do. And that is the idea; instead of give you exactly what everybody else. I think it’s better to have a few who like what you present that jut have a lot of stuff nobody really care about. Weekly Novel clicks
Happiness is a key driver in getting things done. People get so easily influenced by happy people. In Buddhism the seek for happiness is a way to deal with our daily suffering and develop compassion. Happiness is best shared. Check out the happiness quotes by Buddha!
The Originals Environmentalist is a story about the green movement from early Hinduism to 1970’s politically oriented environmentalism. In a series in of post presenting the eco phiopsophy of Buddha, Gandhi, Albert Einstein and Arne Næss. Did their view and style influence todays looks and trends?
Environmental quotes can remind us to cherish what we have instead of something that we do not. Todays quotes about the importance of water. We believe that the world is in great need of a radical change in the way we consume goods and services. Check it out!
Weekly novel click is inspiration found across the Internet presented as videos, images and graphics. The idea is to take a pulse on life outside the blog and dive into the history of popular culture from a different angle than most other do. And that is the idea of a blog isn’t it?
As I am a Norwegian, Buddhist and denim designer I am so happy to see that a lot of people understand that hatred does not be ceased by hatred, but love, That is the eternal rule. Visit my blog and look at the images I took that same night and listen to Agunama beautiful meditation music. I strongly believes that is happening a paradigm shift in social human values. And its starts with inner peace
Give love and compassion to the people of Norway. I am a Norwegian and just a small voice who are inter connect with everything in the universe also with you. Today I ask you and everybody to share your love and compassion for the people of Norway.Who now is a nation in deep sorrow and darkness. Take a look at the images taken the same night from Oslo West side and Vigelands park amazingly beautiful and peaceful.Read my word to all the ones left behind, Eith humble regards Kenneth @ buddha jeans
Environmental quotes by Buddha. By understanding how we and everything around us are connected in space and time we can then deduce solutions to the fundamental problems of human knowledge in physics, philosophic, metaphysics, education, health, evolution and ecology, politics and society
Weekly qoutes on the environment and sustainable design is a new regular post on the blog. Presenting important quotes by famous people with illustrations is inspirastional. Todays quotes by Thomas Hobbes. Check it out!
Daily quotes is a new editorial series of post said by important people throughout history; mostly on questions faced today on sustainability, environmental problems and related issues are on the global agenda. Smart people know that quotes can change many negative opinions and mindset into positive actions.
I have decided I want to blog more. Rather than just thinking about doing it, I’m starting right on the spot. I will be posting on this blog once a day (once a week for all of 2011). As I usually have a bigger mouth than wisdom I go for once a day. Not easy I know it won’t be easy, but it might be fun, inspiring, awesome and wonderful.
We are now moving towards the next century, and there is time for some thoughts about the way we chase to understand the youth culture, in this rapidly changing world of trends and behavior forever We are living in a world of excess. Access to everything and anything has caused this excess. This world of information overload has created a youth editing culture. The networks, cable TV, magazines, fanzines, newspapers, Internet Communicating to people 24 hours a day 365 day.
Sustainability a buzz word? Sustainability is fast becoming a buzz word throughout the design and fashion industry. Fashion and Ecology is a paradox in itself, where the demand for fast-fashion life cycle clashes with the Sustainable production traditional need for a slower production cycle.
If you want to know how it all started for buddha jeans, please read the megatrend presentation for Levi Strauss in 2000. I held this presentation as the trend specialist for Levi Strauss Europe, Middle East, and Africa in the year 2000. You will find the first part here in this blog under the title denim revolution for Levi Strauss 2000
We want to use this blog as a tool together with our subscribers as a place to share ideas in a creative but serious way. This blog is about fashion & denim in particular. Sustainable product design is a significant megatrend and one that needs to go on forever so I think we should be very careful and very honest in the way we approach it.