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The lifestream of Paul Baron.
Awake in Paris, asleep in Tokyo.
Culture, Digital Products, Anime, CrossFit.



Things I’ll never build – Part MCLV – The Conbini App

Third episode in my Things I'll Never Build series that details web services, apps that I would probably use did they exist. The series is a way for me to evacuate some half-assed ideas that I don't have time or motivation to push any further, while I focus on more realistic personal and i ...


A partner at digital agency AQ & a founder/board member of Gadago NPO and the Art Beat cultural platform.
Born in 1977, Paris. Graduated from the London College of Communication with a BA in Graphic Design. Moved to Tokyo in 2002. Spent 3 years at Honda R&D as an interaction designer.

After-hours, I enjoy playing with my boy, visiting exhibitions the day they end, dropping my iPhone and baking cakes.

« If you're not happy about the world, change it;
if you don't want to change it, then close your eyes and ears and live a solitary life,
and if you don't want that either... » Major Kusanagi, GITS Ghost In The Shell SAC1.1 Stand Alone Complex Series 1 Episode 1