Design

Good Design #1 : HappyEars

good_design_iconIf I could start all over again, I would get more into design, more specifically, industrial & product design. I get a lot of pleasure in finding products that are very functional and at the same time objects of desire. A lot of times I think on how to improve the existing products or grieve over the design flaws that to me are just so blatantly obvious! Unfortunately it’s a little too late for me to becomes a product designer, but I can still enjoy looking out for the good ones.

I’m starting a new series of articles called “Good … Read the rest

Tech/Gadget

Inateck Wireless Bluetooth Portable Review: A fatal flaw

Updated on 03/07/2016, refer to the bottom of the article

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Despite the wide array of gadgets in all shapes and forms available these days, finding the one that suits you both functionally and aesthetically is not an easy task. I have always struggled to buy devices that combine a good design with logical and well thought through features. From buying a mouse, a headphone, all the way to a PC. Even buying a tablet, that was made simple by Apple due to their superior quality, is not a clear choice anymore when they are saturating their own market share with … Read the rest

Reading

Books to read: Sputnik Sweetheart

Sputnik SweetheartSputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I reached to the front pocket of my suitcase and let my fingers feel it. The satisfyingly reassuring feeling of confirming the existence of what you need.

I bought “Sputnik Sweetheart” at Gatwick airport on my way to Stockholm. I did not got a chance to read it until on my way back to London at Vasteras airport. Flight delays being the theme of this short holiday, it didn’t come as a huge shock that the plane would leave 2 hours later. The airport didn’t announce the delay until … Read the rest

Life, Travel

4 days in Stockholm: A travel diary

UntitledTravelling is not easy! Chasing after the visa and all the admin aside, the stress/excitement of the night before and the usually tedious journey to the airport, only to face delays, don’t exactly paint a pretty picture. Once you step foot on a new ground however, it’ll be all worth it! The thrill of a being a total stranger in a new world with lots to discover and to marvel at is unlike anything other experience. 

Last year I was lucky enough to see many places in Europe. I started with Copenhagen to break my over two years long travel Read the rest