Visit City of 8 at Belgian Innovation Fair 2015

Visit City of 8 at Belgian Innovation Fair 2015

On October 8, City of 8 takes part in the Belgian Innovation Fair, a unique concept where you can meet more than 75 potential innovation partners. When innovating a lot is involved: attract expertise to find the right test equipment, product development, marketing, protecting your invention and the financing. Luckily, you’re not alone. Visit our … Continue reading

Healthcare visual communication

Healthcare visual communication

According to statistical research, there is in the appreciation of colours, a colour encoding operative that coincides with the functioning of the brain and the nervous system (Alpaerts, 1983). Da Pos &. Da Pos &. Green-Armytage (2007) think that people on biological grounds, subconsciously but according to certain rules, lay links between emotions and colours. … Continue reading

Gold winner Kleenex Feeling-campaign: excellent use of universal visual language.

Gold winner Kleenex Feeling-campaign: excellent use of universal visual language.

Introduction The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival has announced the winners for the Outdoor category. Gold goes to the ‘Feelings’ campaign for KLEENEX (KIMBERLY CLARK Company) done by JWT, London advertising agency. It was released in June 2010. Business sector is Toiletries & pharmaceuticals. To my opinion and to that of many others, the Feelings … Continue reading

Sound and color of femininity

Sound and color of femininity

Woman names contain strikingly often the aia-vowel combination like in Fatima or in Maria. One finds also woman names with other then aia-combinations but relatively little. The aia-combination predominates. Genetic semantics states that “feminine” in many languages evokes the aia-sound. We thereby distinguish between two types of femininity. The study of the German sociologist Eva … Continue reading

ID-sculpture on press conference

ID-sculpture on press conference

During the press conference of the Day of Science at Technopolis, Flemish Minister Muyters was introduced to ID Sculpture, a scientific-artistic experiment developed by Inez Michiels. Through a color test one’s personal state of mind is displayed in a sculpture. ID sculpture was selected out of about 500 science projects from Flanders and Brussels to … Continue reading

Is language genetically coded?

Is language genetically coded?

Electronic scanners confirm the hypothesis: language is based on a hereditary capability, is genetically coded. In 1981 the subject was still taboo for De Morgen. Now, 32 years later, the Belgian daily pays the considerable attention that it deserves. (1) Title: “Premature babies recognize syllables.” Debusschere: “First evidence for sophisticated speech before birth. … It … Continue reading