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Laundry Lists

Almaty: known formats
The hotel laundry form – a format that is as uniform as the business hotels that supply them. The guest lists the number of items …



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24 Sep 2010

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Containerisation

24 Sep 2010

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Whole neighbourhoods constructed around shipping containers, in Almaty.
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Chicken & Egg

08 Aug 2010

In: Cultural Norms
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Free sheet delivery in Almaty, Kazakhstan: does the slot dictate the paper size; or is the slot size a reaction to the types of content …
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Personal Content is King

In a world of personal music devices the taxi driver with the audio-in cable is king. Careening around Almaty listening to the driver’s head banging …
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Human, Mobile ATM

It might not look like it but the gent in blue jeans (above) is a human ATM, an agent that is sufficiently (but not overly) …
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Meh, Literal

Phonetically men.
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Size & Consumption: Coke

16 Jun 2010

In: Almaty, Cultural Norms
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Kazakhstan advertising positioning Coke as a drink to be enjoyed by the family. Whilst Coke Cola is widely available in the region – its mostly …
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Shoe/Boot Repair

15 Jun 2010

In: Almaty, Cultural Norms
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An accurate depiction of the service on offer – the default footwear for females in Almaty is a 2 or 3 inch heeled boot.
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Personal, Natural Space

12 Jun 2010

In: Almaty, Cultural Norms
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I suspect that arboriculturalists have heart palpitations when they arrive in Almaty – one of the features of leafy city is the proximity between the …
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LED Sign

12 Jun 2010

In: Almaty, Design Inspiration
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