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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 […]

You’ll Find Innovative Technology in Taiwan!

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Things get exciting at about 1:35 in …

Victory Beer in Shanghai Airport

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After all my stress and anxiety and hard work and rushing around Asia and really feeling rather full up and not myself quite for the last few months, I feel like I am sitting on top of a mountain right now with everything happening down […]

HK Work Mode

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I need to do some catching up on the old blog, but I always seem tofind a few minutes to e-mail in a post while I am in HK airport(blessed by thy free wifi). This time I am sadly working through the wait do the […]

Casio Exilim S10 Press Conference

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One of my designers, Alfie, designed a neat little camera case for Casio and the launch of the Exilim S10 (apparently the world’s skinniest camera), and the other week it went on sale. As part of our package, we assisted in the press conference, so […]

Tokyo – 72 Hours

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Well, here I am on the design roller coaster, sipping Kirin and staring out of my immaculately clean 30th floor window at the improbably Parisian Tokyo tower, and thinking things are rather nice. Kan pai! View out to the rather camp Tokyo Tower Some station, […]

Tianjin

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Keeping my feet on the ground in Tianjin The research wagon sets out for northern China, and we set our sights upon Tianjin – a city not too far away from Beijing. I was pleasantly surprised by the place, seeing as it had been populated […]

Seoul Man

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(I have been waiting to use that title for months) As part of the mega project, I flew into Korea for a few more days of research. Since I am presently sitting in HK airport, one week in the future, and am recovering from a […]

Shanghai & Hangzhou

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Well, there is a reason they call it a ‘kickoff’ meeting … we waited six months to start this project, and now I am spending more time abroad than I am at home. I can’t relax as much as I might like, but if you […]

Off my feet

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Kicked off the project, and I am now going to Hangzhou tomorrow morning to visit a factory, and at this rate will be in Seoul and Tianjin (near Beijing) next weekend.   Great trip so far – busy but successful, and great food courtesy of Da […]