Monthly Archives: November 2006

My two rupees on Walmart entering India

While I’ve been travelling, something big has hit the news. Bruce Nussbaum has already blogged about Walmart choosing to partner with local partner Bharti Enterprises to enter India; and hopes that this partnership would better assist Walmart with their transition … Continue reading

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The conference will be blogged

Now that niblettes and I will both be documenting our trip to India for the Design Summit next week, here’s an easy way to get the latest updates straight in your feed aggregator or email inbox. Subscribe to the mailing … Continue reading

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Second draft of my talk

The Chartered Society of Designers, UK had recently issued a statement following Sir Nicholas Stern’s Review Report on the Economics of Climate Change highlighting the opportunities for the design industry in light of this global crisis. They said, in summary, … Continue reading

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I’m leaving on a jetplane

… yeah yeah anyway i’m off to the airport soon, dirk knemeyer is very kindly taking me to dinner and then dropping me and the suitcases to SFO. I don’t know what time when I’ll be in Singapore, but there … Continue reading

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Just a draft

So as I said in my previous post, I was toying around with a presentation that could be given in 10 minutes at the conference next week in New Delhi, and here it is: [let me know what should be … Continue reading

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David Tait, Creative Director, Readymade.co.za

This is David Tait, Creative Director of Africa’s first and only Red Dot design award and the Chicago Athaeneum Good Design award winning product design and innovation consultancy, Readymade. The good news is that David is the unlucky volunteer from … Continue reading

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Rebranding “desi”

The Toronto Star has an intriguing article that gave me much food for thought, here is a snippet, To be brown in a white world post-9/11 is fraught with complexity. Do you become a coconut (brown outside, white inside) to … Continue reading

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