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

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

Reading Time: 1 minute A little bit old, but this Mark Ritson advertising case study of Tide Super Bowl campaign is must watch material ‘Lowersumerism’ by Box 1824 reflects on the tension between environmentalism and consumerism Amazing collection of modern culture for the commons – Watch 3,000 Films Free Online from the National Film Board of Canada, Including Portraits … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Beauty trends

Reading Time: 4 minutes Beauty trends is a bit tricky – there are generational and cultural aspects to beauty and standards. I’ve tried to tease out elements that will ripple around the world. Digital Beauty Chinese women use Meitu and other beauty apps to present the best versions of themselves with a virtual makeover. This goes from skin quality, … Read moreBeauty trends

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes Swatch and Brexit – Swatch have been doing some interesting things around personalisation of watch design. They’ve got a really nice user experience in the web interface, which makes this a disappointing post to make. What other fashion or luxury brand has looked to exploit Brexit like a tawdry souvenir seller? Cathay Pacific – Move … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지