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100 Questions for the Young Creative

01 Mar 2015
In: Design Inspiration, Tokyo
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What question do you wish you’d asked earlier in your careers? Read: 100 Questions for the Young* Creative. * or young at heart.
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Designing for Social Impact

28 Mar 2014
In: Design Inspiration, Tokyo
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A number of presentations this week to talk about the Japanese edition of Hidden in Plain Sight (published as “Silent Needs” un Japan). The following …
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The Field Study Handbook

26 Jan 2014
In: Afghanistan, Research Methods
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I’m now working on my third publication, The Field Study Handbook. The handbook contains everything I wish I’d known starting out, drawing on over a …
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21 Dec 2013
In: Chengdu, Research Methods
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Full house for a recent talk in Chengdu University. Thanks-all for turning out and for local guide Mooncake for cueing up.
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03 Jul 2013
In: Hong Kong, Today's Office
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In Hong Kong/Shenzhen this week, including Knowledge of Design Week closing out the design for social innovation session. Thanks to Calvin C. Chan for making the …
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Proximity. Design.

11 Jun 2013
In: Today's Office, Yangon
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Visit kindly hosted by Yangon based design agency Proximity Design, folks ahead of the curve.
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One Redeeming Feature

29 Nov 2012
The iPhone 5 will make the company billions. But it is Apple’s Vertu moment. And their creative leadership knows it. Which will make retaining good talent an …
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ATM glow

26 Sep 2012
In: Design Inspiration, Istanbul
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Rule of thumb: for any tangible object where you find one you’ll find others.
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03 Sep 2012
In: Bandra West, Cultural Norms
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Kettle Plug

08 Aug 2012
In: Cultural Norms, Downtown
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Child-proofing a kettle plug at the point of sale.
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