Jan Chipchase

A life well travelled. @janchip


A Year of Reflection

Last week I spoke at the IxDA conference in San Francisco. A number of people asked for a copy of the talk + slides. It’s not verbatim, but near enough. Based on feedback


Mobile / Home Theory


In cultures where guests are frequently invited into the home, the home is the dominant mechanism for communicating stories about ourselves, what we stand for, where we…


The Psychology of Packing

Why the way you pack shapes your journey.

For many travellers wheeled luggage is the most efficient way of getting from known-A to known-B. The…


100 Questions for the Young Creative

Questions to ask yourself. Questions to ask your next employer.

What do you wish you had known to ask, earlier in your career?

Publications edited by Jan Chipchase

The role of design and innovation in all aspects of life, business, and technology

On journey to see the world differently.

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A Year of Reflection

Last week I spoke at the IxDA conference in San Francisco. A number of people asked for a copy of the talk + slides. It’s not verbatim, but near enough. Based on feedback


Six Rules for Off-roading in China


Rule #1: when you’re hurtling through the desert trying to make up for lost time, stick to the road.


Having the Intelligence to Outsmart the Network


In world where we take ‘location’ for granted, who is motivated, in what contexts to either degrade or starve us of our location feed, or


Falling in love for the first time, again.


Why do you remember certain experiences? What do you want to remember and why? What if you could experience falling in love for the first time…


“Those” Projects


There are projects.

The ones that shape, mould and refine our methods, allow us to iterate on how we think about collecting, analysing and applying data …


Blue Rinse

It is a familiar sight but it could and ultimately will, be so much more.


The Future of Sewage Epidemiology


The Consequences of Choosing the Wrong Door


I’m sitting in a roadside restaurant sipping coffee and trying to avoid eye contact with a heavily set gent on the next table. It’s quite…