China bridge-blogs are those blogs that give insights, analysis, opinions and news about China to a foreign audience, and before I start annoying you with my own stuff, I wish to write about my favorite ones, those I have been reading in the past six years. This list does not pretend to be the cream of the crop of the Chinese blogosphere, instead simply represent my tribute to a huge source of valuable knowledge. Of course there are many, many other valuable Blogs, but I enlisted only the ones I am familiar with. At the moment of writing I am in Vicenza,...
What can we learn from the last Dolce & Gabbana PR disaster in China
Why car-sharing is about to explode in China
The rise of multi-label and lifestyle brands in China
What’s up with China’s over-style
Less instant noodles and more local food: the second wave of Chinese outbound travel
Digital Strategies meet Live Broadcasting in China
The Fitness Fever that’s moving China’s Brands
Why a flexible approach is crucial to waterfront design in China
Has China been an architects’ test field for too long?
How information technology is reshaping Chinese services
So, after 6 years spent wandering around China, in the middle of the rise of a multitude of microblogging platforms and closed social networks, witnessing the sunset of blogs as the main form of expression in the World Wide Web, with awful perfect timing, I finally decided to set up this Blog. I’m an italian Beijing-based designer, which means, for how I see it, that despite me being (ethnically and to a certain degree also culturally) italian I can’t accept the idea of being entangled into the definition of being an italian designer. Having lived in Beijing for the past six years of my life (which counts...