cultural norms   |   grf   |   street hacks

2010 archives

Colour Matching

The ability of advertisements to match the colour of their surroundings, passing traffic, weather conditions…
More »

Brick Detail

Somewhere here.
More »

All Together Now

As any early morning stroller of Chinese cities will appreciate – this is a country that stretches to the tune of a group exercise – …
More »

Dazzle Camouflage

A gem of a book found in the hotel library – details the history of dazzle camouflage – often attributed to the artist Norman Wilkinson. …
More »

Hand Clasp

29 Dec 2010
The dominant local method for carrying infants – on slightly stooped back, hands clasped – ideal for long treks in thinner air.
More »

Follow Your Convictions/The Money

Persistent Disconnectivity

A very contemporary situation – trying to negotiate with today’s driver to take us from Lijiang to a village in the nearby mountains using the …
More »

iPads versus inflight ent

29 Dec 2010
In: Design Inspiration, Kunming
Comments Off
Walking through the cabin on this wednesday evening’s flight between Kunming and Shanghai – a half dozen of laptops and iPads – the former for …
More »

Stncl Rpt

16 Dec 2010

Culturally Sensitive Signage

16 Dec 2010