Wednesday, January 13, 2010

GPS is so helpful when you travel overseas

Wonderful winter night in Paris

Me and my friend in Sheffield town

Salvador Dali's Sculpture in London

Driving hard in heavy snow in UK

Monday, June 01, 2009

Another view at Jalan Braga. Here at night, a lot of pubs and cafes provide drinks and live bands.

Bangunan lama sejak pemerintahan Belanda di Jalan Braga.

Suatu lorong di kota Bandung, pada 25 Mei 09. Mempunyai penduduk yang padat dengan berbagai ragam manusia. Kota ini juga terkenal dengan gedung-gedung pakaian (factory outlet) yang berjenama seperti Burberry, HUGO dan lain-lain. Di jual pada harga yang sedikit rendah dari kota-kota lain.

Friday, April 03, 2009

Pantai Lundu, Sarawak. Tiada pengunjung pada hari Rabu. Walaupun panas terik ketika itu jam 1 petang tetapi langit biru menyejukkan pemandangan.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

"Service Design" the definition

In the early 20th century, "design" always as "form follow function". As the technology progress, new forms of "design" and "service" emerged. From design point of view, we could use five "Fs" to describe the change from designing "function" for the user's need to servicing "feeling" for the user's pleasure. The five Fs include (1) 1930's design for "Function" , (2) 1950's design for "Friendly", (3) 1970's design for "Fun", (4) 1990's design for "Fancy", and (5) 2000's design for "Feeling" (Lin, 2007; Lin et al., 2007).

Service design can be both tangible and intangible. It can involve artefacts and other things including communication, environment and behaviours. Whichever form it takes it must be consistent, easy to use and be strategically applied (Hollins, 2008)

Bumi Kenyalang 2009

Monday, January 19, 2009

Socio-cultural context

Vygotsky (1986) argues that a child's development cannot be understood by a study of the individual. We must also examine the external social world in which that individual life has developed...Through participation in activities that require cognitive and communicative functions, children are drawn into the use of these functions in ways that nurture and 'scaffold' them".

Beyer & Holtzblatt (1998) Cultural context is the mindset that people operate within and that plays a part in everything they do.

Researcher is planning to investigate how social-culture context can help the development of ICT in products and service design. The main objective is to develop methods that can be used in industrial design practice during both ends of design process.

Monday, January 28, 2008

Tanjung Pinang Images

Monuments in Tanjung Pinang.

Sunset views from the sea bank

On the way to Tanjung Pinang from Stulang Laut, Johor.
Cargo sea liners on the horizon of South China Sea.

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Tanjung Pinang

15 Jun 2007 pertama kali menjejaki bumi Tanjung Pinang, Indonesia. Menaiki ferry dari Stulang Laut, Johor Bharu pada pukul 8 pagi. I was with Mr. Halimi.

Laut tenang menuju ke Tanjung Pinang. Kelihatan kapal-kapal berhenti di horizon.