I like: 2 Bad Mice

Whilst 2 Bad Mice are thought of as hardcore, I think of Hold It Down as my all-time favourite pop record – that is pop as perfectly formed music confectionery rather than raw popularity. FACT magazine has a great article rehabilitating 2 Bad Mice for the Hoxton set, but I don’t care I love their […]

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Counterfeiters: Foes or Friends? – counterfeiters act as market-makers for luxury brands UK brands adapt on social media: News from Warc.com – interesting with Ash Choudhury about Nokia’s social media approach Underpinnings of the Internet Shift – NYTimes.com – interesting the way governments are subverting the freedoms of citizens in developed countries. This is probably […]

The differences between branding in the west and in China | 品牌在中国

Really interesting presentation on why marketing and advertising is different between China and the west. 14 Brand Considerations for Advertising in China View more presentations from Dr Matt McDougall

Why no one is quite like Mr Putin

Most professional politicians in the West are lawyers, trade union officials, civil servants, politicos or PR people by background. Vladimir Putin is a former intelligence officer and still known for being an action man, so it was only a matter of time before he got his own comic strip. Superputin is a fantastically drawn strip […]

Quote of the day | 报价的一天

I was in the Architectural Association one lunch time looking at some of the exhibited work and this quote was on the stairwell as I headed to the bar area. The quote really resonated with me; relatively few of us have been so desperate or so lucky; that we have truly been tested. Something to […]