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

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Reading Time: 2 minutes The Politics of History: Why Anniversaries Matter in China | Macro Polo – great reading Liu Cixin’s War of the Worlds | The New Yorker – interesting reading material about China and the US. Read this in concert with the Macro Polo article on the politics of history On the Mac Pro, the G4 Cube … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

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

Reading Time: 1 minute Japan Wants to Launch Gundam Into Space for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – I am looking forward to the next Tokyo Olympics. Not for the athletics but everything else that the Japanese organising committee wraps around it. Challenging stereotypes has become a key trend in advertising recently. Part of it is down to the movements … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

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Reading Time: 2 minutes How Streetwear Is Driving Innovation in Hardware | HYPEBEAST Ralph Lauren’s CMO on retelling its brand story to ‘reach the kid looking for Supreme’ | The Drum – “We’ve marketed those in a very bespoke, very direct way to newer audiences. We can market on one hand to someone who’s been into the brand for … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

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

Reading Time: 1 minute Kraft Mother’s Day marketing – Kraft’s marketing has left a lot to be desired in the past couple of years partly due to the way the brand has implemented ZBB, but this campaign running in the US is genius. Feedi Search Engine – part of the importance of media literacy is finding quality sources and … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지