René Chen

May 23, 2019

What China's changing design aesthetic tells us

After decades without a quintessential, representative design sense, modern China has a spirit so acute and unique that it can finally be captured through design.

Feb 13, 2018

The imitation game is killing Chinese design creativity

'Walk first, die first' might hold true on battlefields, but the instinct to avoid risk is devastating for design creativity—and for brands—in China, writes JKR's René Chen.

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