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Know Your Customer

30 Nov 2013
In: Cultural Norms
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In most countries consumers can buy pre-paid cards after presenting some form of identification, so-called KYC (Know Your Customer) requirements. In Saudi Arabia that identification …
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Your Face Here

29 Sep 2013
In: Design Inspiration, Shibuya
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As many of my friends appreciate I’m camera shy. Partly it’s a desire for privacy, and partly it is because more photos makes my work …
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Holding a Mirror up to the Outsider

24 May 2013
In: Cultural Norms, Tokyo
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Kinda sweet when the Shibuya skatepark bans the dinky skateboards that are for sale by all-and-sundry shops in Harajuku these days. What elements of (now …
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ID Photo Options

08 Sep 2012
In: Cultural Norms, Jing'an
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Flip It

01 Jun 2012
In: Future Perfect
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How we identify ourselves and what we get for identifying ourselves. Flip it: everyone and everything is by default identified: what is taken away by …
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Wedding Photos

01 Jun 2012
In: Cultural Norms, Phnom Penh
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B’ Tats

Connected Kiosks

It’s that time of the year again – where I take a month off from travel to apply for a new passport (or in this …
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Purity in Form

17 Oct 2010
In: Kyoto
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Wonderfully pure example of an photo booth, from Kyoto. Ki-Re-i = beautiful.
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Insert Your Head Here

25 Aug 2010
In: Cultural Norms, Mazar e Sharif
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A headless couple advertising wedding photography services – Photoshop skills are fairly sophisticated here – with the background, heads and extras such as basking lions …
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