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Kyle Baptista

Designer in Toronto

My Kingdom for a #hashtag

PRESENTED ON JAN 22, 2013
IN TORONTO @ VOL 20

Kyle Baptista considered himself as an imposter. During highschool he created a few Geocities websites convincing Americans to visit Canada to get drunk. After graduating with an Engineering Degree, he started working for Engineers without Borders as their Designer. Being a Designer in Toronto, he believes the delightful Twitter can be a great tool to sew the creative fabric together without agenda or ego. 

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Lota, Chile and Toronto

BY PAYAM SHALCHIAN
@ VOL 13 ON FEB 23, 2012

In this presentation by Payam Shalchian and Jamie Black, two alumni from the Institute Without Boundaries, talk about the significance of collective action in reviving urbanized environments. They use Lota, a project in Chile, as a case study, reflecting on the project's outcome in relation to various aspects of Toronto. (in English)

"Presentation of the Day" on January 21, 2013.

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Navigating the Toronto Transit System

BY ILANA BEN-ARI
@ VOL 14 ON MAR 27, 2012

Ilana Ben-Ari is a toy designer and social entrepreneur from Montreal. In this presentation, she shares the challenges she has faced while trying to navigate her way through the TTC (Toronto Transit System). (in English)

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Come Up To My Room

BY PAMILA MATHARU
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 19, 2013

Pamila Matharu is an artist, cultural producer, and curator of the "Come Up To My Room" design installation show at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto. She showcases numerous amazing collaborations and creations that were created as a part of the showcase, and how the idea behind CUTMR came to be.

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My Story is Their Story

BY MARK BUSSE
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 20, 2014

Mark Busse is a design industry professional working at Industrial Brand. He believes that everyone is the average of the people they spend the most time with. He discusses the people whom he has worked with, and who have inspired him with their creativity, imagination, and drive. 

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Hashtag the Hashtag

BY LULÚ DE PANBEHCHI
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

Let's explore everything hashtag with Lulu De Panbehchi. This presentation will take you down the #rabbithole that is the hashtag phenomenon.

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Hashtag Photography

BY JO MANSFIELD
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 22, 2015

"As my use of social media increased, so did my understanding of how it worked."

In "Hashtag Photography", from PechaKucha Night St. Neots Vol. 3Jo Mansfield talks about mobile photography and the use of the imaging platform, Instagram and how it has developed her skills and pushed her in new creative directions.

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Avant Garnish: Designing a Cookbook with my Sister

BY REBECCA GOESLING
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 12, 2015

“Instead of taking inspiration from the cookbook layout we actually took inspiration from things like Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue”


In Avant Garnish: Designing a Cookbook with my Sister from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph’s 3rd Volume, Material Designer Rebecca Goesling discusses the makings of her collaborative new cookbook. Rebecca and her sister Sarah grew up surrounded in creativity, so it's no wonder they set off together to design a cookbook that has eye candy for both foodies and fashion designers.

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Twitter in 140 characters

BY ADAM ESPOSITO
@ VOL 148 ON JUN 22, 2017

Designer Adam Esposito describes the process and design of creating Twitter's new home in Tokyo. An expression of the modern and traditional sides of Japanese culture.

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Every Day Creativity

BY LUCY JEFFERIES
@ VOL 33 ON JUN 26, 2019

Lucy Jefferies shares about encouraging everyday creativity.