Articles

Detailed write-ups about our projects

Want to learn more about some of the work that goes into our projects here at The Plant? We publish our articles on medium, find links to them below.

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Humans of The Plant - Mark

Mark is a family man. It’s hard to fathom how he’s able to juggle all his involvements at once. I secretly call him The Plant Superman, as he’s always able to do anything and everything...

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Humans of The Plant - Ry

Ry is a problem solver. And with the influx of complex problems it provides, E-commerce is right up his alley. As a product manager for The Plant, Ry is in charge of guiding the quality and vision of the E-commerce platform. 

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Humans of The Plant - Elly

Elly once told me about a book she read on structured creativity. The book mentions that creativity flows easier when it is first thought out and organized. A strange concept to think of being that we often see creativity as something being completely free and unfettered..

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Humans of The Plant - Lancee

Lancee came into the Tokyo office last year from China, and though he’s actually been working at The Plant since 2011, I felt an instant affinity towards him as we were both fairly new to the Tokyo office. He leads our front-end team, and is a gentle and soft-spoken guy who is constantly inspired by his surroundings.

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Creating Balanced Typographic Design in Bilingual Websites (Part 1)

When it comes to supporting multiple languages in online service, balance in typography really matters.

How global brands are adopting Atomic Design and how we designed a CMS system for a modern site.

How global brands are adopting Atomic Design and how we designed a CMS system for a modern site.

A common challenge for big business is producing large volumes of content for product releases, campaigns, events, promotions and easily manage and publish this content in a consistent and timely manner to global markets with support for multiple languages.

Company Culture Matters: Written from a Perspective of a Cross-cultural Kid Working in Japan.

Company Culture Matters: Written from a Perspective of a Cross-cultural Kid Working in Japan.

Recently, I’ve gotten the opportunity to begin a new career with a software company in Tokyo called The Plant. Though my time here has been short, these past three months has made me think more than ever about work culture, and specifically about Japanese work culture.