Dumpling Steamer by Jia

This Dumpling Steamer by Hong Kong based Homeware maker Jia (It means "Home" in Mandarin) really appeals to me. They have managed to reinterpret and modernize this iconic product, and yet still maintain its simplicity,


Design is a Connector in Business

Ton Borsboom, my ex-colleague at GE/Fitch (a General Electric and Fitch joint venture in Asia), and now Senior Director at Philips Design Consulting, shares his view about how design and designers need to be connectors in today's business by reaching across all touch points and


The Inverted Bike Shop

It's funny. As a kid I loved riding bikes. What I loved even more was tinkering with them. I had this classic Chopper (you know, with that smaller front wheel?) that I hacked


SOPA and PIPA from the Eyes of Design

As the wave of SOPA and PIPA protests die down, it’s time to take stock of the implications such legislatures can have on the design community. Please do take my thoughts with a pinch of