Food for thought‘[...] do not think that good design can make a poor product good, whether the product be a machine, a building, a promotional brochure or a business man. But [...] good design can materially help make a good product reach its full potential. In short, [...] good design is good business.’
Thomas J. Watson Jr., IBM CEO

China admits no mistake—seriously

October 2, 2009, 6:46 PM

All is more than clear now: don’t ever fuck with China. They’re this serious:

An instructor aligns the formation of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Airborne Corps during a training session at the 60th National Day Parade Village on the outskirts of Beijing, September 15, 2009. (REUTERS/Joe Chan).

Don’t say you haven’t been warned!

(via Boston)



Why chinese will rule the world…

July 29, 2007, 6:27 PM

Simply because they invented Tangram. I first found out about Tangram when I was an art student, and I’ve been fascinated by it’s complexity, achieved with such simple pieces. Apparently it originated from yanjitu, a furniture set from the Song Dinasty. It pleased me greatly when I first saw this:


It’s made by Daniele Lago and I’d love to have one. Actually I like it so much that I think I’ll make one for my living room :) (can’t afford to order one, these designer-furniture things cost a lot but can’t blame them). Be sure to check the site for other great designs.