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Finding an Industrial Design Job in Asia

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Shanghai Train

Leaving design school, it can be really tough to pick a career direction; let alone find a job.  Believing ‘change brings opportunity’, after graduating in 2003 I decided to head east and cut my teeth in Asia.  Now all I needed was a job, and […]

Taipei Times – Asus Eee PC & HTC Touch Dual

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Here’s the latest installment of my monthly technology review for the Taipei Times. This month, I take a peek at the Asus Eee PC and the HTC Touch Dual. Take a look here!Taipei Times – Technology Review – Asus Eee PC and HTC Touch Dual […]

Blogging a Bit

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Michael sent me some great photos from my time at Asus which are worth putting up – I am waiting for my new camera, so have to make do with others’ images for now. The new job is going well, and I am learning to […]

Asus – Game Over

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Last week, I submitted my notice to my boss Debbie and I will be leaving Asus, and one incredible year behind me. Various frustrations, plus the prospect of a new job made the decision logical, if not entirely easy. I will, of course, be leaving […]

Mattieu’s Barbecue # 2

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Jonny & Marta! (my favourite Polish person) Mattieu staged his second barbecue party, hosting much of the French population on his expansive rooftop overlooking the city to one side and the mountains to the other. My new apartment will feature a similar set-up, with even […]

Wedding Bells

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Diego, from the team, got married on Sunday and we were invited to the post-wedding dinner to celebrate. This was my first Taiwanese wedding and had heard mixed reports about them in the past. However, it was a great evening and very enjoyable. One of […]

Another Year

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I signed today for another year at Asus in Taiwan. One year already? Amazing! The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Birthday Boy

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I celebrated my birthday this week in quiet style. I was hoping to have a proper session next week when everyone is back from travels and mountains. It was strange celebrating the day miles away from home, and away from old friends and family. I […]

Kyle’s ‘home party’

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Kyle had a house warming party to show off his new apartment. It was easily the most impressive and well designed place I have seen in Taiwan so far, and certainly had a toilet with a fantastic panorama view over the mountains and Taipei. As […]

The Chinese New Year Party (to end them all)

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Asus held a truly astonishing Chinese New Year party for every one of its employees from all the sites in Taiwan. Figures ranging from 4,000 to 13,000 were mentioned – I am not really sure myself, but it was really cool to be lumped in […]