Everyone's a critic, especially on the internet.
Web design has the power to be as equally beautiful as it can be distressing, especially when looking at how different cultures approach the craft.
It only takes a quick glance at Chinese web design from a Western perspective to feel that it's too 'busy', too complicated and failing to use white space in any way.
Here Econsultancy open the debate up, with some genuinely interesting insights into why Chinese web design is what it is, and why they might not be as wrong as you think.
This debate is very interesting. At the heart is something key to development of a global internet culture. That is, how can brands design their ads, apps, and website for different cultures? It seems that to appeal to a different, local market like China it's necessary to have someone with a local sense of design review your offering. But as we found out with these posts and subsequent comments, don't expect that everyone you ask will agree on the 'right' design for your target market!