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Fresh Cool Hope + Cool Resilience + Willpower Stamina = Sane Recession. http://scienceofthetime.com/study/mentality-trends/sane-recession/

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  • 1. SCIENCE OF THE TIME TREND RESEARCH & INNOVATION NETWORK 5 ICONIC EXAMPLES WWW.SCIENCEOFTHETIME.COM | WWW.SIGNS-SEEDS.COM JOIN OUR MAILINGLIST SANE RECESSION - FRESH COOL HOPE - COOL RESILIANCE - WILLPOWER STAMINA VIEW 5 ICONIC EXAMPLES THEMES TREND

2. SCIENCE OF THE TIME TREND RESEARCH & INNOVATION NETWORK 5 ICONIC EXAMPLES WWW.SCIENCEOFTHETIME.COM | WWW.SIGNS-SEEDS.COM JOIN OUR MAILINGLIST CarSharing and Neighborgoods are perfect embodiments of the Sharing Economy. The first initiative enables users to lend out their car to people in the neighbourhood. Through the website or the adjacent app, one can make an agreement about price and time. Neighborgoods does exactly the same, but is more relevant when youre in need of (power) tools and/or household items. Both systems are based on trust. Still, they do rely on a good insurance policy. It is Sane Recession meets the Sharing Economy avant la lettre. In extension of this, it is about redefining what is really important, getting out of your comfort zone and buying only what you need. 1. CARSHARING + NEIGHBORGOODS 3. SCIENCE OF THE TIME TREND RESEARCH & INNOVATION NETWORK 5 ICONIC EXAMPLES WWW.SCIENCEOFTHETIME.COM | WWW.SIGNS-SEEDS.COM JOIN OUR MAILINGLIST French artist Benedetto Bufalino created a jocular art installation in response to the financial crisis. His message is clear and simple: we might not all be able to buy a Ferrari, yet still with a little creativity- one might be able to drive one. The case, which he termed the Testarossa is entirely made of cardboard, except for the tailpipes, which are made from aluminium foil. 2. FERRARI SLIPCOVER 4. SCIENCE OF THE TIME TREND RESEARCH & INNOVATION NETWORK 5 ICONIC EXAMPLES WWW.SCIENCEOFTHETIME.COM | WWW.SIGNS-SEEDS.COM JOIN OUR MAILINGLIST Co-working is one of the results of todays fast paced lifestyle of the Urban Nomad. Hence, coffee shops, restaurants and other public places have become prevalent areas for urbanites to work. Due to the ongoing worldwide recession and the growing number of people that have become self-employed, co-working places fit in with todays growing lifestyle of sharing knowledge, commodities and workplaces. Hubs like these are mounting every day and are only expected to increase. Ironically, it also starts to seep into the consciousness of businesses such as Microsoft, where many different hub inspired spaces are designed for their employees. In turn, this campus feeling has inspired new co-working spaces like B-Amsterdam. 3. COWORKING 5. SCIENCE OF THE TIME TREND RESEARCH & INNOVATION NETWORK 5 ICONIC EXAMPLES WWW.SCIENCEOFTHETIME.COM | WWW.SIGNS-SEEDS.COM JOIN OUR MAILINGLIST A growing number of restaurants allow you to bring your own wine. St. Pauls tavern, one of the best restaurants in Lisbon even offers free food to the poor. In Spain and Portugal, where recession hit seriously hard, it is considered Cool to bring your Marmita (lunchbox) to work, school or university. This is interpreted not as a sign of poverty, but more as a symbol of style and intelligence. 4. BYO CULTURE 6. SCIENCE OF THE TIME TREND RESEARCH & INNOVATION NETWORK 5 ICONIC EXAMPLES WWW.SCIENCEOFTHETIME.COM | WWW.SIGNS-SEEDS.COM JOIN OUR MAILINGLIST The current state of our economy requires more flexibility, both from employers and workers. Working part-time or as a freelancer is increasingly becoming the new standard. TasksquadHQ is an online job community with short-term flexible, paid work for 18 to 25 years olds. Canhav has taken this model one step further. This platform enables you to exchange services without the interference of money. Who needs dollars, euros, RMBs or even Bitcoins? 5. NEW CIRCLES 7. SCIENCE OF THE TIME TREND RESEARCH & INNOVATION NETWORK 5 ICONIC EXAMPLES WWW.SCIENCEOFTHETIME.COM | WWW.SIGNS-SEEDS.COM JOIN OUR MAILINGLIST Contact Us Carl Rohde carl@scienceofthetime.com +31(0) 6 212 431 14 Thomas Spronk thomas@scienceofthetime.com +31(0) 6 211 613 37 IMPLEMENTATION HOW TO MAKE THIS TREND WORK FOR YOU? INSPIRATION INNOVATION