• Teague, a brand name design firm that's been around since 1926 and calls itself "the original design consultancy" is bowing out of general design consulting to focus on travel. The big, (sometimes) household name design consultancies (with 100+ employees) that primarily serve big, blue chip corporate clients are getting disrupted. Teague is adapting to a changing marketplace through specialization, a bet that seems pretty sound to us, given their track record in that space. 
  • It's a total falsehood that China is a great manufacturing nation but a non-contender when it comes to generating new ideas and designs. The latest example of Chinese companies leading with design is Huawei hiring a former Apple creative director to the position of Design Chief


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More next week.