Understand, Inspire, Engage

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


Human touch in a “contactless” world

How businesses and consumers adapt to 'social distancing'Covid-19 has swiftly…


Brand News: Tokyo Frenzy

Thematic shopping experiences at ShibuyaGetting Tokyo in shape for the Olympics…


China and nostalgia: both evolving

How the Guochao trend fuses past and presentIn the past few years, Chinese…


Everyday objects: Hot Water

Hot WaterIf there is one thing that a visitor to China will notice, it is the…


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…