Masculinity in Japan: Beyond the Singularity

Masculinity in Japan: Beyond the Singularity Going, going, not quite gone: the…


Japan: can it recognise strength in diversity?

Japan: can it recognise strength in diversity? Every nation has an identity, a…


The Cool Factor for Japanese youth

Youth Culture – what businesses need to know about how digital natives interact…


Socially conservative attitudes? The online behaviour of Japan's young digital natives.

Youth Culture – what businesses need to know about how digital natives interact…


Foreign but not Alien: International brands in Japan

Foreign but not Alien: International brands in JapanLess than 25% of the…


Understand, Inspire, Engage

What business can learn from artThe US company Crayola’s product range…


Preparing for the Past

The power of the past to inspire the next big thingDuring a visit to Daikin’s…


Ogranised Chaos

The contrasting aesthetics of Japanese lifeIn the early 18th century, Tokyo…


Monks and Brothels

How Japanese live a kaleidoscope of identitiesA number of years ago, I found…


Everyday objects: Face Masks

Face MasksMasks are the product of a fundamental Japanese value: being polite.…