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Furqan Habib

Architect

Objects as Artifacts

PRESENTED ON NOV 11, 2017
IN LAHORE @ VOL 1

Furqan Habib is a practicing architect and a product developer, with an interest in design as a problem solving and tool creating exercise. His main focus is how to convert natural systems and processes into digital systems in order to beget new kind of objects. Thanks to digital age and cad/com we have entered a new stage were we can constantly create and iterate our design. The question is how can we use these systems as tools to create new tangible and intangible meanings. The aim of this presentation is to present objects that have been creating as mentioned above.

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Found Objects and a Desk

BY FRIDA ERSON
@ VOL 40 ON JUN 13, 2013

Frida Ersson is a recently-graduated student from Malmsten's college - one of the finest schools of cabinetmaking in the world. Her projects have entailed a fair degree of traveling, which serves as a way of lifitng inspiration for her work. Each trip taken would result in a plethora of found objects that would later see themselves incorporated into her final project; a glorious investment of time to create a stunning piece of craftsmanship - her desk. (in Swedish)

 

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Evolution of Process and Design

BY RON SEMEL
@ ARCHEX PECHAKUCHA SESSION ON NOV 07, 2013

Ron Semel has a simple rationale for integrating process and design: if it doesn't break, you don't know what to fix. He starts off with the evolution of motocross, wanders through architectural design, and ends up at robotics. Even the design of his presentation seems to have a process to it!

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Demeo & Porvett

BY DARIO DE MEO + MARIANNA PORCELLATO PORVETT
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 31, 2013

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Secret Lives of Objects

BY DR. LISA GODSON
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 24, 2015

Dr. Lisa Godson researches, writes about and lectures on design and material culture. Current publishing projects include the books Making 1916: material and visual culture of the Easter Rising (Liverpool University Press) and Secret Lives of Objects: stories of design from modern Dublin. She is research collaborator with artists Jesse Jones and Sarah Browne on the major Artangel/Create/Arts Council of Ireland 2016 project In the Shadow of the State.

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Saccal Design House

BY NOUR SACCAL
@ VOL 24 ON JAN 20, 2016

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Future is Fusion

BY PATRICK REYMOND
@ VOL 140 ON OCT 26, 2016

Architect and designer Patrick Reymond, of Atelier Oi inSwitzerland joins PechaKucha Night Tokyo for the opening his exhibition at the Axis Gallery during Tokyo Design Week. Hear more about Atelier Oi’s unique multidisciplinary approach which spans graphic, product and interior design as well as architecture, for clients such as B&B Italia, Louis Vuitton, Rimowa, USM, and Moroso - all designed with love and passion in an old motel!

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Some Trucs

BY DOUG JOHNSTON & TOMOE MATSUOKA .
@ VOL 143 ON JAN 25, 2017

Some Trucs's Tomoe Matsuoka and Doug Johnston crossed paths at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, and have since collaborated in New York while both examining the boundaries of architecture, product design, and art. Their focus has since been one of small-yet-essential everyday wearable objects. 

Presented at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 143

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Chicago Design Museum

BY TANNER WOODFORD
@ VOL 39 ON SEP 06, 2016

Tanner Woodford gives his PechaKucha presentation as a synopsis of Chicago design history, and the foundation of the Chicago Design Museum.

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20 years of product development in 20 slides

BY CATHERINE COX
@ VOL 43 ON SEP 05, 2017

Catherine Cox stumbled in to product development 20 years ago after working on special projects at the Reader and owning a craft store.   She has developed products from dolls to Adirondack chairs ever since.