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Design Thinking at IBM – a lecture by Phil Gilbert

Design Thinking at IBM – a lecture by Phil Gilbert On Thursday April 26th, I had the opportunity to attend the UX Strategy Forum hosted by Sociomedia, a forum designed to advocate UX leadership to the corporate community. Included in the agenda were presentations by Phil Gilbert, the General Design Manager at IBM, Kitagawa Naoki, from Hitachi Design Center, Shoichi […]

By | May 21st, 2017|UX|

Trip to San Francisco

Trip to San Francisco This past Golden Week I took a 1-week trip to the US – San Francisco, Austin TX, and Chicago. The last time I visited San Francisco was about four years ago on a business trip and back then I didn’t have much time to look around. But this time I solely went for pleasure, and that […]

By | May 13th, 2017|trip|

Cherry Blossoms at the Meguro River 2017

Cherry Blossoms at the Meguro River 2017 It’s that time of year again! Here are some cliche-but-always-beautiful images of cherry blossoms at the Meguro River. Photos taken on April 3, 2017 @ Nakameguro. Enjoy!

By | April 3rd, 2017|tokyo|

Trip to Hong Kong Day 2 & 3

Trip to Hong Kong Day 2 & 3 From day 2 my friend who lives in Hong Kong gave me a private tour. In the morning he took me to this breakfast place popular among locals. It was so popular that we had to stand in line and wait for 15 minutes to get a seat. The main food was […]

By | March 31st, 2017|trip|

Trip to Hong Kong Day 1

Trip to Hong Kong Day 1 Last week I went on a quick three day trip to Hong Kong. This is day 1. I stayed at an area called Wanchai on the Hong Kong Island. It was about 5 minutes subway ride from the Hong Kong station. My friend described the area as a recently developed, hip, bad boy area. […]

By | March 25th, 2017|trip|

New Work – Flyer for Carol Sindell Tokyo Recital & Masterclass

New Work – Flyer for Carol Sindell Tokyo Recital & Masterclass It’s been a while since I last posted – I’ve been busy for a big life project I am working on to accomplish in this next few years. Preparation for it seems to be calming down, so I’ll be able to post more from now on. So here is […]

By | March 12th, 2017|work|

Welcome to the World’s only Parasitological Museum!

Welcome to the World’s only Parasitological Museum! This past year I’ve passed by a building with a strange sign that said “Meguro Parasitological Museum.” And every time I passed by it, I wondered what the hell it was. A museum of parasites? Weird. Today, I finally stepped inside to figure out what this mysterious place was about. And WOW. Turns […]

By | December 23rd, 2016|exhibition, tokyo|

Trip to Lausanne Day 4 : Geneva

Trip to Lausanne Part 4 : Geneva This post concludes my trip to Switzerland. I took the train from Lausanne to Geneva on the morning of the last day, since I it was only about 2 hours West of Lausanne. Both cities are adjacent to the lake, so the train ride was right along the scenery that I had been admiring […]

By | December 11th, 2016|trip|

Trip to Lausanne Day 3 : The Lausanne Marathon

Trip to Lausanne Part 3 : The Lausanne Marathon Day 3, when I ran the Lausanne Marathon. This was my 6th full marathon, and I finished with a time of 4 hours and 50 minutes. My personal slowest ever, but I have a more than good enough reason: I was marveled at the scenery all the way; I stopped very […]

By | November 23rd, 2016|trip|

Trip to Lausanne Day 2 : Zermatt and Vevey

Trip to Lausanne Part 2 : Zermatt and Vevey On the second day I took a train to Zermatt, a town in the Swiss Alps about 3 hours east of Lausanne. The view from the train going east. The orange of farms and vineyards in foliage cover the scenery. After a while I started to see the mountains of the […]

By | November 19th, 2016|trip|
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