What a waste! – The concept of Mottainai

For years, western countries were inspired by Japanese concepts and beliefs. Zen-Buddhism served as a basis for minimalistic design; Kaizen pushes companies to a never ending optimization, and the bento box influenced us at Goodpatch to structure our approach to project work. Of course, everyone knows the ideas of Marie Kondo.  Another Japanese concept that …

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A Designer’s Perspective — 5 reasons I prefer Telegram to WhatsApp

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For those who have no idea I’m talking about; Telegram is a messaging service equal to WhatsApp, Lime or iMessage. It was created in 2013 by Pawel Durow, an entrepreneur and founder of the Russian equivalent to Facebook. Telegram is a weird thing: Almost everyone has it installed but my guess is that merely around 5% …

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Hybrid events in a distanced world

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Five ways for your virtual events to connect with audiences beyond screens In 2020, conferences and events were different. What used to be a gathering in impressive locations now takes place virtually in everyone’s living room. While events have become a lot more inclusive and approachable, all the small interactions happening in-between are now hidden …

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