SAVE THE DATE: 21 MAR 2006, Twitter was founded…

Columnist: Sanza Bulaya Sanza’s Beyonder Story Columnist: Stéphane Ferrero Stéphane’s Beyonder Story It happened in March…. SB: How do you measure things? SF: I use tools to measure things: it could be a ruler for distance, a thermometer for temperature, a weighing machine for weight…. For example, when I am shooting in the studio, I Read More …

Taiwan’s First Unicorn Startup Is Almost Here?

Columnist: Paolo Lising Paolo’s Beyonder Story As the government and the private sector continue to pour in support to Taiwan’s growing startup community, the island may have already conceived its first unicorn. However, there are still some nurturing and push that are needed to finally give it a birth. It also needs an environment that Read More …

Taiwan x Spain: Clean-shape and Fashion-forward Leather Design

  “Your bag represents who you are.” Sometimes it is not easy to find a bag that goes with your outfit and can speak for who you are. Selected by Shopping Design magazine as “the best original brand”, LLAGUT features clean shape design, Italian leather, and Taiwanese craftsmanship. Creating leather products which are casual, elegant, Read More …

An Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility

Columnist: David Willson David’s Beyonder Story Even thinking about writing this article depresses me. It depresses me because I have believed passionately, for over two decades now, in the power of companies taking authentic action to build a better world for us all. Genuinely implemented corporate social responsibility (CSR) impacts us all in incredibly real Read More …

French-Chinese Children’s Book Featuring Lovely Characters in Cultural Adventures

  Recently an eye-catching project appeared on WeBackers, a Taiwanese crowd-funding platform. Featuring a children’s book teaching French children Chinese using Zhuyin, a system of Mandarin phonetic symbols widely used in Taiwan, the project reached 70% of its target in a week. The cross-cultural book is created by a sweet couple, Vincent Bellingard from Provence Read More …

First Co-working Space for Designers in Tainan, “Planett” Aims to Connect Foreigners and Locals

  If you are planning a long-stay travel to Taiwan to explore the local culture, where can you find a good place to stay? “Planett” in Tainan could be a good choice. Located in the Tainan city center, Planett doesn’t have an eye-catching sign. After you find the old building and its entrance, walk to Read More …

American Theatre Director Brook Hall: “I Won’t Leave with Bad Feelings”

  “Have you stayed in Taiwan for such a long time because there are no opportunities in other countries?” This question has been raised from time to time in Brook Hall’s conversations with locals in Taiwan, and it always confuses him. Is Taiwan a place that isn’t worth talented people’s appreciation? Is it only people Read More …