All posts tagged “Chinese”

Discover how to design for the Chinese market

Read more about Discover how to design for the Chinese market at CreativeBloq.com


Design Perspectives is a new resource for those wishing to design for the Chinese market




Creative Bloq

Fashion and Nature in China: Su Guangyu: The Beijing fashion designer on his inspiring childhood island home and contemporary state of Chinese fashion

Fashion and Nature in China: Su Guangyu


A renaissance in local traditions and, in turn, the rise of a new contemporary Chinese identity is becoming a key issue among many young creatives living in the capital. When it comes to defining the core features of Chinese style, the link between…

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Ai Weiwei: @Large: The Chinese artist’s expansive exhibit on Alcatraz explores political dissidence and pays homage to activists around the world

Ai Weiwei: @Large


The throng arrived early and in large groups for the first departure of the day to Alcatraz Island from Pier 33 in San Francisco. After ferry-goers disembarked boat, it was clear who was there to see political dissident Ai Weiwei’s new show,…

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Beijing Artist Kong Kong Wei: Fantastical shoes and simple cotton accessories express the Chinese artist’s creative dichotomy

Beijing Artist Kong Kong Wei


Kong Kong Wei loves drawing. Since childhood, her father encouraged her to pursue the passion—taking her to art exhibitions and covering the walls of their home with scenes from her fairytale world. Her dedication to drawing…

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Windows Phone 8.1’s first update arrives next week with a cute Chinese Cortana

After accidentally detailing its first update to Windows Phone 8.1 earlier this week, Microsoft is now ready to officially reveal exactly what’s included in Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1. There aren’t many big visible changes with this update, but instead it includes a number of small improvements just a few months after the initial Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview release. If you’re a Developer Preview user then expect to see the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 arrive next week.

Continue reading…

The Verge – All Posts

Chinese search provider Baidu follows Google with a ‘highly autonomous car’ of its own

Chinese search engine Baidu is widely known as “the Google of China,” and it looks like the company plans to go toe-to-toe against Google with a self-driving car of its own. According to statements attributed to Kai Yu, a deputy director of a Baidu research group focused on machine learning, the company is working on “a highly autonomous car.” Yu tells The Next Web that it’s “an intelligent assistant collecting data from road situations and then operating locally,” adding, “We don’t call this a driverless car.”

Continue reading…

The Verge – All Posts

US charges Chinese hackers for obtaining military data from Boeing, Lockheed Martin

The US government is continuing its efforts to put pressure on Chinese cyber-espionage activities. According to The Wall Street Journal, the US Justice Department filed charges against a Chinese national living in Canada named Su Bin. The business owner is charged with working with two anonymous hackers to illegally obtain information on military aircraft produced by US defense contractors.

The three conspirators allegedly worked from 2009 to 2013 on obtaining the information, and they were apparently successful in stealing some sensitive documents related to the Lockheed Martin-built F-22 and F-35 fighter jets, as well as Boeing’s C-17 military transport aircraft. The complaint additionally alleges that the conspirators provided Bin…

Continue reading…

The Verge – All Posts

Microsoft’s secret Android patents revealed by Chinese government

Microsoft has been licensing access to part of its patent portfolio for several years now, offering device makers protection from litigation related to Android and Chrome OS. While Microsoft boasts that more than 70 percent of Android phones sold in the US are covered by licensing agreements, the company has never listed what patents are infringed by Android. Instead, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has now revealed a list of more than 300 patents and applications held by Microsoft that formed the Chinese approval of the Nokia deal recently.

The list includes 73 standard-essential patents, but there’s also 127 patents that Microsoft claims are implemented in Android. Some on the list, as Ars Technica notes, include patents that…

Continue reading…

The Verge – All Posts

SANKUANZ AW 2014: From gaming culture to South Park, this Chinese label’s influences are varied and always fun

SANKUANZ AW 2014


Probably one of the most interesting brands on the Chinese fashion scene, SANKUANZ boasts a distinctive and playful approach to fashion that has gained a cult-like following in China—and abroad. Last…

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Vintage Chinese ‘Star Wars’ book depicts a Soviet Empire

This Chinese comic book adaptation of George Lucas’ Star Wars is as strange as it is wonderful. Rolling Stone writes that assistant history professor Maggie Greene purchased the incredible booklet for roughly a dollar at a Shanghai book fair. A full collection of scans from the volume is available online, along with her musings about its origins and visual eccentricities. “Were the actors really garbed in Soviet-looking space suits? Was Darth Vader really pacing before a map bearing the location of the Kennedy Space Center?” To see Darth Vader posing in front of a dinosaur, Chewbacca as a chimp, and other inexplicable details, head to Greene’s website.

Continue reading…

The Verge – All Posts