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The Anatomy of a Kickstarter

In May this year we raised $337k on Kickstarter for the launch of the Handbook. It seemed like a healthy sum. But what does it take …



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61 Glimpses of the Future

14 Aug 2016

In: China, Future Perfect, Khorog, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
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In the last five weeks I’ve travelled 7,000km overland through Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan’s GBAO region and China’s western provinces. After a year of working flat out …
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The Art of Gifting Tibetan Viagra

14 Aug 2016

In: China, Design Inspiration, Yushu
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A short piece written for Roads & Kingdoms titled The Art of Gifting Tibetan Viagra.
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On Writing The Field Study Handbook

05 Jan 2016

In: Future Perfect, San Francisco
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The The Field Study Handbook is taking shape. Rituals. A fresh fresh brew. Every day, for the past three years, at least an hour spent writing. No distractions. Often jet …
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2015, Studio D End of Year Report

05 Jan 2016

In: Future Perfect, Myanmar
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Everybody needs a rice paddy commute. If you’re wondering what I’ve been up to this past year, read the studio d end of year report.
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Desert Push

10 May 2015

In: Somalia, Somaliland, Today's Office
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In Somalia/Somaliland for a project, good crew, interesting times. The tail-end to a month on the road that has taken in Milan, Lisbon, London, Oslo …
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Mobile / Home Theory

19 Apr 2015

In: Cultural Norms, Myanmar
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Photo credit: Venetia Tay. In cultures where guests are frequently invited into the home, the home is the dominant mechanism for communicating stories about ourselves, what …
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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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A Year of Reflection

14 Feb 2015

In: Myanmar, Today's Office
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Last week I spoke at the IxDA conference in San Francisco. A number of people asked for a copy of the talk + slides. It’s …
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Commute

08 Feb 2015

In: Seoul, Today's Office
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Two meetings in Seoul. Early morning commute.
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