Tag: design

9 Elements of Japanese Aesthetics

December 4, 2012 Content Marketing 4 comments

9 Elements of Japanese Aesthetics

I love Japanese art and culture.

Almost everything about the country – from buildings to gardens, displays, products, advertisements, food, shops, train stations and people (especially people) – are enchanting.

While Japan does have its share of woes (don’t we all?), few countries around the world are able to balance age-old tradition with modernity in such a harmonious fashion. This is especially true in the field of aesthetics and design, where almost everything in Japan is well conceived. You could hardly find anything that is an eyesore there!


Conversational Capital: The Secret to Buzz-worthy Products

November 29, 2011 Book Reviews, Social Influence no comments

By now, many of you would have heard of buzz and viral marketing, experiential marketing, and the art of conversational marketing.

Some of you may have also learned about three of the most important marketing ideas in the 2010s (and 2020s): creating a Purple Cow, pushing an idea over the Tipping Point, and the almost religious need to use social media in marketing.