Green is the window into our souls

tordboontje2|Famous trend forecaster Li Edelkoort says rural and urban lifestyles will merge as the agricultural community takes on an increasingly important role in securing our future. This is not a romantic, escapist revival but an essential survival spirit running fast towards a brand-new future. Farmers worldwide will produce real food, organic clothes, solar energy, ecotourism and medicin. Obama inspires with his open way of communication: no more black and white (Bush), but nuances of grey (and rocking chairs…). The world needs the ash to come to bloom again and we are in the mood for change. There will be a new balance between everything, with an extra need for authenticity. In the artworld is an amazing optimism about the future with the believe that through creativity the planet will change. (fig leaf cabinet by Tord Boontje)