Category: design

What next for design? -- Jonathan Ive at the Design Museum

Jonathan Ive was the last guest in Design Museum‘s 25th anniversary series of talks. Waiting for my friend to arrive, I stood outside the …
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Watching The Watch

I think an awful lot about wrists. I watch the spans of wrists and their thickness. I watch the sizes of things people wear, …
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Technology and taboos redefined - part two

A friend recently lamented that she was unable to reach a client on any of the three available contacts she had for him. “Ah, …
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Craftsmanship in luxury

Craftsmanship is the cornerstone of the luxury goods industry. The obsessive focus on the art, the cultural roots, the societal context and the history …
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Four For Friday (21)

Before long, the title of this sometime-series of readings will be just an alliterative poetic licence. The week serves up worthy readings far more …
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Strategic design for safer driving

This is the week (or month) that Toyota would like to forget. The firm that revolutionised the otherwise unglamorous manufacturing business is in a …
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The Nobel economists

With my interest in asymmetries, I would like to blog more about the mechanism design theory but for now, it is great to know …
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