Hello. I'm Jacky Liu, a design enthusiast. I work as a creative/interaction designer in Hong Kong. Whenever I can, I write about design, technology & the environment. Occasionally I also put ideas together into a section I call lab, or capture moments through photography.

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Kyushu, Japan

Travel Gallery —01 Preface Kyushu is usually not a place at the top of people’s list when visiting Japan. There are so many extraordinary cities elsewhere and things to see and do. However, after spending 9 days there, I have completely chang…

A trip to Italy

If there’s such a place that I’m certain I’d fall in love with even before actually getting there, this is it. The only problem I had was that I wish I could’ve stayed there for longer. When I booked our flight to Milan many months ago, unlike many oth…

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The next-generation iMac

The next-generation iMac, with Multi-Touch, Retina display, Siri, motion recognition, and OS XI; this is the future of the home computer. Introducing the next-generation iMac with OS XI, an operating system built on the basis of reducing the sophistication of …

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Can Apple Watch resemble iconic luxury watches?

This exercise conceptually merges the aesthetics of several iconic high-end watches with the Apple Watch, with arguments aside for the appreciation of…

Wind power generation in Denmark just exceeded national demand

Unusually high winds allowed Denmark to produce so much power that the country was able to meet its domestic electricity demand – with plenty to spa…

LEGO is finding sustainable alternatives to plastic for their blocks

The company plans to spend $1 billion to replace the plastic in their products with a sustainable material by 2030. The LEGO Group has just establishe…

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An ambitious plan to let the ocean clean itself is under way

Boyan Slat is leading an effort to half the amount of plastic debris floating in the Pacific Ocean within a decade. There are over 5.25 trillion piece…

The modern bathroom is wasteful and unhealthy

Our bathrooms and sewage systems today are actually a disaster. “It is hard to find something that we actually got right in the modern bathroom&…

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James Cameron’s metaphor of climate change

“… I’ll never stop thinking about Titanic. For me it’s so much more than simply an exercise in forensic archaeology. Part of the Titanic p…

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The Apple Gamepad

Introducing the Apple Gamepad, an intuitive wireless gaming accessory that works seamlessly with your Mac or iOS devices. The Core of the gamepad cont…

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BMW explores the future of mobility

Wherever You Want To Go is a four-part documentary by BMW Documentaries that paints a unique picture of technology, culture, cities, our past, present…

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What recycling is

“… some things just annoy me to the point of distraction. A case in point being companies selling products by proclaiming their materials are easi…

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The all-new Magic Remote

The idea of this device puts forth the notion of placing users remote from the computer, without reducing the Multi-Touch user/interface interaction. …

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Home by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Home is a documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, a French photographer, reporter and journalist. The documentary chronicles the present day state of the…

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Default new tab page for Firefox

This is a feedback to Mozilla Lab’s default new tab page for the upcoming Firefox. The header should not only introduce the browser’s branding, bu…