Things that made my day this week

Reading Time: 2 minutes Disney posted this beautiful trailer of the Mulan-live action adaption this weekend. I presume it was to try and take the sting out of a black mermaid earlier this week on Chinese social media. Kudos to my former work neighbours at Leo Burnett London for this lovely bit of craft in a McDonald’s UK ad … Read moreThings that made my day this week

The Jony Ive post

Reading Time: 3 minutes Looking back on the career of Jony Ive, its hard to believe where the company came from. When Steve Jobs returned to Apple he picked through much of Apple and didn’t like what he saw. He did see something in Jonathan Ive and the small cadre of product designers left at Apple. Ive’s moving on … Read moreThe Jony Ive post

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 3 minutes BMW NEXTGen event included a concept car the BMW Vision M Next. What I found most interesting about this is how BMW whilst looking forward with the i8 and the M Next; is still stuck with designs resembling the Giorgetto Giugiaro designed M1(E26) of the late 1970s. Don’t get me wrong, when I was a … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 1 minute This video on the 1970s and 1980s Mercedes 300D is instructive in terms of the amount of work that was put into industrial design. What would now be called user experience in a more digital world. Japan had a culture of non-fiction informational manga as well as the stuff that we’re used to seeing in … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 1 minute Digital Rx – JWT Intelligence – I only hope that they’re not as much of a car crash as the first lot of apps like Babylon Health China’s new creatives – JWT Intelligence – This new wave of consumers recognizes China’s rising economic status and thus possesses an acute sense of national pride; no longer … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서