Monthly Archives: September 2006

Isn’t marketing an overlap of business and design ?

Early indicators or a rough straw poll, you could say, tell me that what I have to say in this post could lead to a vociferous debate. However, the more I have been thinking about the subject, the more I’m … Continue reading

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“Culture is a country’s brand”

I just came across this exclusive interview with Steve K.W. Chan, chairman of the board of Coca Cola China Limited. Conducted by People’s Daily Online during the occasion of the 2006 Cross Cultural Communication Forum held in Beijing on August … Continue reading

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What if?

Typical corner shop or ‘kirana’ in India. [Image courtesy lecercle] Reading this article on Advertising Age bemoaning the expected downturn in the hair care industry next year – one assumes in the US market – it struck me. What if … Continue reading

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Dear readers

Thank you for the feedback on Friday’s prototypical post. You’re right, I really shouldn’t be doing something of that sort for my personal blog. Hopefully, if I get the chance to launch a new firm or service, it will be … Continue reading

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Friday Evening Retrospective

Greetings, fellow travellers on this online journey into mysteries of the world wide web. This is my prototype of a newsletter from Perspective – a blog that increasingly focuses on exploring the concept of global brands crossing cultures. At the … Continue reading

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Syndication or splogging?

Here’s what I’m going to do in response to people taking the content from my blog into another format with just a minor link from me and no name on it. I’m going to embed my name, as the author … Continue reading

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This is an example of a designer’s hubris

With respect to my previous post on a designer’s role and my quotes from Stephen Bayley’s scathing look at designers, I could not hold back my thoughts on the man mentioned in Steve’s post on Core77. Its a noble concept, … Continue reading

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