Kofi Annan, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Mary Robinson and Ernesto Zedillo are calling on world leaders to take action on climate change ahead of the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit 2014. “We all talk about climate change. I have a sense that people don’t take it seriously.” says Kofi Annan. #NowNotTomorrow #peoplesclimate #climate2014 #climatechange so many hashtags […]
Just like last year I’ll be collaborating with first year students from the Industrial Design Engineering programme at the Hague University. My website is connected to the project website the students use and all the posts that appear on http://www.maartenvanleeuwen.com will also appear on their website. So you’ll find that I’ll be addressing students directly […]
From 14 June to 12 July I went on a 1700 km cycle trip from Koblenz to Rome. It was a great way to spent my holiday. Here is a wrapup of some related tweets I posted to Twitter. [View the story "A cycle trip from Amsterdam to Rome in some tweets" on Storify]
Tom Hulme is a serial entrepreneur. He founded and now runs OpenIDEO & OIEngine. He is the Design Director at IDEO. Last year he spoke at the G8 Innovation conference in the United Kingdom. He talks about how by building empathy for your customer you can become a better innovator: Live like your customer Observe […]
This summer I’ll be cycling from Amsterdam to Rome together with my girlfriend. Last Saturday we kicked off our trip with a 88km stage on a OV-fiets (rental bike from Dutch railways) from Amsterdam – Veenendaal.
Utrecht is my home town and when I am cycling through the city centre.. This is what I get to see. Thanks Morten Koldby for creating this video and sharing it with the world. I found this video because it was picked up by a magazine in The Netherlands and the Vimeo video itself was shared […]