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An Appeal for Calm

BY ANDY HAWKES
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 24, 2015

Associate Technology Director at digtial advertising agency R/GA London and semi-professional geek, Andy Hawkes talks about calm technology and why modern devices make and break the rules around calm technology.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 18, 2015.

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What’s So Haute about Haute Couture?

BY DONALD BRENNAN
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 23, 2015

In What's So Haute about Haute Couture?Donald Brennan gives us an insight into his international business as a haute couturist working in London, Paris and Dublin and provokes us to think: what constitutes creativity? 

Presented at PechaKucha Night St. Neots Vol. 2

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Musings on passions and technology

BY MITCHELL HARRIS
@ VOL 4 ON JAN 19, 2016

London-based film editor Mitch Harris talks us through the technology he uses to do what he loves. From his love of trumpeting to editing films he explains the personal, social and technological ways in which he focuses his mind on work.

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The World Marathon Majors

BY STEPHEN FERGUSON
@ VOL 12 ON APR 25, 2019

"My running career started in 2011 when I accidentally caught diabetes and so my first job was to buy a pair of running shoes and sign-up for a couch to 5k."

Stephen Ferguson talks to us about the challenge of running his first marathon and that this inspired him to continue running and be awarded the World Marathon Majors, a medal won by fewer people than have climbed Mount Everest. 

 

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It's a Little Bit Weird

BY ANTHONY DICKENS
@ VOL 66 ON OCT 28, 2009

British designer Anthony Dickens gives us an insight into the weird things that inspire him.

In 1998 Anthony Dickens founded his London product and furniture design studio to design better relationships between people and objects, blending utility with simple narratives and re-imagining the everyday things that surround us. Initially designing and manufacturing his own range of lighting, Anthony’s work is diverse, often bridging the gap between product design and communications. Anthony has worked for Audi, Veuve Clicquot and Red Bull bringing the essence of brands to life. 

In 2006 he achieved notable success with the launch of the Origami Table, a range of dining, side and coffee tables. It won the Elle Decoration Best Table Award 2007 and is now produced by Innermost. The Anglepoise® Fifty, a light that encapsulated the Anglepoise® brand and story, was shortlisted for the Designs of the Year 2007 and is now part of the London Design Museum collection.

Other notable products include Tekiō, currently nominated for Designs of the Year 2013, the Around Clock and Kitchen Timer for Lexon and the Scoot pizza cutter for Joseph Joseph.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 19, 2013.

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Gibson Thunderbird

BY EERO KOIVISTO
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 23, 2011

"In my opinion, it is the nicest pieces of German designs ever made"

Eero Koivisto is no stranger to the PechaKucha stage -- recently sharing his love for the Delorean in a presentation at Tokyo Designers Week 2013. Here, from London, we hear him talk about the design of the classic Gibson Thunderbird guitars.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 8th, 2017. 

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The Olympic Effect

BY ANDREW JOSEPH TAYLOR
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Andrew Taylor talks about how the architectural design of a olympic stadium can create social changes in a community. This idea of urban regeneration can create a better enviroment for locals after the Olympics are over. Andrew's firm, MAKE Architects, put this idea into practice during the 2012 London Olympics.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 27, 2015.

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Parting it Out

BY IAN LYNAM
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Ian Lynam talks about his upcoming book on graphic design, Parting it Out (Kickstarter project page). The book desribes the culture and motives behind great design.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 3, 2015.

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Challengers and Icons

BY HAMISH CAMPBELL
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Hamish Campbell introduces his independent design business, Pearlfisher. In this presentation, Hamish presents about design history's pioneers, heroes, innovators, explorers, challengers, and icons, focusing on the challengers and iconic principles of the design field.


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Experiments, Restrictions, and Happy Mistakes

BY MARTIN JUSTESEN
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Martin Justesen loves triangles! He currently designs labels for Evil Twin Brewing, as well as many other clients. Hear his story about making and embracing mistakes, moving around the world, and loving beer!

Martin is a graphic designer born in Denmark, currently living in New York. He studied Graphic Design at London School of Communication before working in Publishing/Advertising for 10 years in Copenhagen. Martin now designs and art directs for magazines, campaigns and visual identities for sport/fitness, transport, business and fashion clients. He founded design studio Martin Justesen | New York in 2014.

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Tales of Kingdom Lost and Found

BY CLAUDIA HEIDEGGER
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 02, 2016

Die Musikerin, Sängerin und Songwriterin aus Tirol macht mit ihrer Musik ihre persönliche Wahrnehmung der Welt für andere erlebbar und hörbar. Nach ihrem Studium der Musik in Innsbruck verschlägt es die umtriebige Musikerin nach London, wo sie Commercial Music studiert. Nach 4 Jahren kehrt sie in ihre Heimat zurück und lebt jetzt in Wien. www.claudiaheidegger.com

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Project Yemanja

BY ESTHER SPRINGETT
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 27, 2016

"It was really through there workshop of the simple, almost futile, act of making paper flowers that we realized the potential for bringing diverse groups together." 

in Project Yemanja from PechaKucha night Bexhill-on-Sea, Vol. 4, Esther Springett speaks about a fascinating effort that sprung from a seemingly misplaced Brazilian festival in Camden called Santido, which aimed to connect sights, smells, sounds and senses of Brazil to Camden. Coinciding with the Rio Olympics this project centered on water and the act of sending well wishes in the form of paper flowers down rivers and out to sea. Hear the story of how hundreds of these paper flowers we're made in Camden and scenically sailed up the regents canal.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, February 6th, 2017. 

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Mr Gorilla who crawled the London Marathon dressed as a Gorilla.

BY TOM HARRISON
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 12, 2017

Tom Harrison is the guy called Mr Gorilla who crawled (yes really CRAWLED!) the London Marathon dressed as a Gorilla.

In this PechaKucha given at Vo. 15 of the London series Mr Gorilla gives a run down of how the mammoth effort went for him and why he did such a crazy thing - all for a great cause - the endangered gorillas!

 

 

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Underground Food in Curitiba, Random Acts of Courage, and Teasing You with Upcoming PKNs

Presentations We kick off a new week of presentations with one from Curitiba (Vol. 1) and one from Cork (Vol. 3). In "Underground Food" (in Portuguese), Guilherme Caldas takes us on a tour Curitiba's lesser known culinary highlights. If you've been feeling like you need to get a bit more excitement in your day, try following Niall Doherty and his "Random Acts of Courage." Posters We've got a few new posters on our Tumblr blog, including the ones for PKN Mendoza Vol. 4 (above), PKN London Vol. 6, and PKN Dnipropetrovsk Vol. 1, which debuts tomorrow. Videos Instead of sharing photos today, and since there seems to be an absolute boom in these, today we share a few teaser videos that have been produced for PKNs -- we love them so much that we often play some at our PKNs here in Tokyo. Below, teaser videos for PKN Curitiba Vol. 2, PKN Tel Aviv Vol. 13, and PKN Lisbon Vol. 14. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-J5alkNK6zI httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMu22YtbFiU Links"New voices seek to harmonize with Toledo arts community" [Toledo Free Press]Calendar Tonight (Monday, May 21) you have your choice of the very first PechaKucha Night in the city of Muscat, Oman, or another blockbuster PKN (Vol. 13) in Tel Aviv. Tomorrow (May 22), Montreal will be hosting its Vol. 22, and Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine -- how's that for a mouthful -- will have its first PKN. 

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Marking the Tokyo Cityscape, Being Kind to Your Elders, and Checking in on Guimaraes

Presentations Here's how Nick Bruscia describes his presentation, "Marking the City," from last week's PKN Tokyo Vol. 92:An impromptu and ad-libbed Tokyo fiction deriving meaning from a mundane observation -- street annotations and mysterious tags, both written and physically placed. It is imagined that these tags embed another layer of information into the city by casting invisible perimeters within which encoded experiences are left behind and felt by others through ubiquitous mobile / augmented-reality devices. Tokyo is remapped through visual and physical sensations that overlap, fade away, and are activated by the weather or proximity, and offer an ephemerality akin to Tokyo's ever changing urban fabric.Our second presentation of the day is quite a different one. "Be kind to your elders" is a phrase we hear time and time again, and in "Building Bridges" (in Portuguese, from PKN Curitiba Vol. 1), Roseli Bassi talks about a project that has the goal of encouraging better interaction between young people and the elderly. Posters The new posters on our Tumblr blog today are for PKN Guimaraes Vol. 2, PKN Bucharest Vol. 9, PKN Moncton Vol. 5 (which happens tomorrow night), and PKN Toronto Vol. 16 (pictured above).  Photos and videos Today we take some time to share plenty of Guimaraes content, for the city's recent Vol. 2. As we just mentioned, the poster for the event was added to our Tumblr blog, and you'll also find two photo galleries, one with photos taken by Joao Octavio Peixoto (two of them are pictured above), and one by Luis Coelho and Joao Abreu [Facebook]. We already shared with you the promo video for the event (and we loved it so much we played it last week's PKN here in Tokyo), as well as the teaser, but here's also an intro for the presenters. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYd-HDj8roA And here's a lovely outdoor billboard ad for the event: Links A couple of event reports from around the web. "Chit-chatting about Japan" (on the recent D&AD "Japan" themed one-off PechaKucha event in London) [Haikugirl's Japan]"PechaKucha Night Dubai: The 11th Edition - A Convention of Creative Minds" [Khaleejesque]Calendar First, a reminder that tonight (June 6) you can catch the following events: PKN Coquitlam Vol. 7, PKN Bielefeld Vol. 10, PKN Genoa Vol. 2, PKN Aarhus Vol. 13, and PKN Edmonton Vol. 13. Tomorrow, look to these cities for some PKN satisfaction: PKN Eindhoven Vol. 2, PKN Moncton Vol. 5, and PKN Utrecht Vol. 4.

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A Creative Community for Designers in Sydney, Living with Schizophrenia, and a PKN in Brighton

Presentations In this presentation (from PKN Sydney Vol. 21) by Anna Lise de Lorenzo you'll find out all about &company, a project that gives emerging designers the opportunity to build their design experience within a creative community. They provide mentoring, facilitate production with local craftspeople and manufacturers, and take care of the marketing and distribution of the design. &company is on a mission to give designers a leg-up as they develop into capable and confident professionals. Not just for designers, the new Pop-Up premises in The Rocks invites anyone in to come and make something in the workshop, learn new skills in a class, or check out the work by their designers in the gallery and store. Poet and rapper Pablo Xavier suffers from schizophrenia, but he feels much better now. Through poetry and images, he explains how hard it has been. A very personal and touching presentation (in French, from PKN Lausanne Vol. 9). Posters We have two new posters on the Tumblr blog today, first for PKN London Vol. 7 (pictured above), and then for PKN Gainesville Vol. 4, which are happening on June 28 and 29 respectively. Photos We have one set of photos to share with you today, taken at last week's PKN Brighton Vol. 11 -- you're seeing one of those photos above. Of course, you can always find plenty of other event photos on our PechaKucha Night Flickr account. Calendar Back from the weekend, you can start your week with tonight's PKN Rotterdam Vol. 30. Tomorrow (June 26), you can look for the following two events: PKN Amersfoort Vol. 7 and PKN Buenos Aires Vol. 25. 

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Guilty Pleasures of a Video Game Writer and Greetings from Osijek

Presentations For nearly 8 years Steve Jaros has been lucky enough to be a working writer in the video games industry. Most recently he was nominated for best writing at the Game Developers Choice Awards for his work on the game Saints Row: The Third. Naturally, he lost to Portal 2. In this presentation (from PKN Champaign-Urbana Vol. 9), Steve shares some of his guilty pleasures. Akio Aoki (Miru) covers (in Japanese, from PKN Tokyo Vol. 93) a few of his projects and products, and also shares some of the exhibitions that have featured his work. Posters We kick off the week with a few new posters on our Tumblr blog. Covered are the following events: PKN Halifax Vol. 11, PKN Memphis Vol. 3, PKN London Vol. 8, and PKN Shenzhen Vol. 11, pictured above.  Photos and video We have one new gallery of photos [Facebook] to share with you today, from last week's PKN Amsterdam Vol. 22. Pictured above, a look at the warehouse-like venue. When we approve a new PKN series, we ask the new organizer (or team) to send us a greeting video (PK founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham do the same for the city's first event). Here's the wonderful video from the organizers of PKN Osijek. Links Today's links include a few tips on making a PechaKucha presentation, and some nice coverage of Tulsa's recent first PKN."PechaKucha for professional presentations - Do's and Don'ts" [Where Next]"PechaKucha Night at Living Arts of Tulsa celebrates creativity" [Tulsa World]Calendar It's going to be a slow week -- summer has officially hit -- but don't let that stop you from catching the events that are being held, like tonight's (July 17) PKN Jacksonville Vol. 20. 

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Improving Our City Streets, a Czech Animation Project, and a Report from Sacramento

Presentations Barry Wilson is a landscape architect, and in his presentation (from PKN Shenzhen Vol. 11) he hopes to show how we can work to make our city streets function in a better and more efficient way. Animánie is an innovative project with the goal of spreading the possibilities of animation to the general public. As you'll find out in this presentation (in Czech, from PKN Plzen Vol. 1), it promotes artistic expression by children and youth in the field of animation. Posters On the Tumblr blog today is the poster for this month's special London Design Festival edition of that city's PechaKucha Night series, taking place on September 21 at the Designjunction venue (The Sorting Office 21-31 New Oxford Street). The event has a fantastic lineup, including Lee Broom, Ben Rousseau, William Hall, Anthony Burrill, Moritz Waldermeyer, Amos Merchant, Jason Bruges, Giles Miller, Joe Doucet, and Andrew Stafford.  Event Report Here's a report from PKN Sacramento organizer Claire Obenson on the city's recent Vol. 18:Held for the first time at the amazing Hot Italian Restaurant, it featured several presenters: John Krempel and his stunning art; self-possessed College students, Olivia, Rachel and Kelsey who showed photography and art; Robina Conway and her awesome wall paintings; Scott Vaughn with his bamboo tatooed leg and his fishing exploits; Entertaining architect, Dennis Dong and PK Night Poster Designer extraordinaire, Julie Vatuone, who presented work from her new business - Dirty up the Dress - with her business partner, Sonia Hidalgo. Sonia in her first jaunt as an MC was sparkling with her off-the-cuff kind remarks about the presenters and her ad-libbed presentation. It was simply awesome! Sonia will also be MCing Pecha Kucha Night Vol 19 during Sacramento's first ever Architecture Festival - stay tuned!Calendar Tonight (September 11) we have PKN Toronto Vol. 17, with tomorrow night featuring the following four events: PKN Cleveland Vol. 16, PKN Ekaterinburg Vol. 5, PKN Bozeman Vol. 4, and PKN Stockholm Vol. 35.

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The Vibrator

For our last "Presentation of the Day" of the week, it's time to expand your knowledge of the vibrator, and after watching Johanna Agerman's presentation on the topic -- in which she takes us on a historical tour of the device -- you'll know much more than you ever thought was possible.

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Top 5 Presentations in June

It's that time again -- here are the top 5 viewed PechaKucha 20x20 presentations for the month of June 2013!         First off, we have Ideapreneurs; a presentation on the development of new education methods for creatives. Second is A Quest for Adventure: hear what it's like to ride your bicycle around the world, walk the length of the Kaveri River in India, and canoe 500 miles down the Yukon.  In third we have Table Talks presentation Crossover Innovation, in which we hear of the design processes behind disruptive, iconic products. Coming in fourth is Guilty Pleasures -- herein we learn that pleasures (that don't harm others) ought never make us feel guilty. And finally, rounding out our top 5 in June is Curiosity Leads to Creativity: see how one woman's inquisitive nature has lead her down countless creative paths. To see more fantastic 20x20 presentations, kick back for a quick six minutes and forty seconds and check out the PechaKucha WATCH page. 

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Toilet Architecture at London Design Festival

PechaKucha will have a big presence at this year's London Design Festival (September 13-21), with multiple "Powered by PechaKucha" events, many of them hosted by PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham. On September 16, the TOTO London Showroom will hold an event event on "Toilet Architecture," with a lineup of presenters that so far includes Professor Barbara Penner (Senior Lecturer in Architectural History at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL), Alex Mowat (Founder and Creative Director at Urban Salon), Carolyn Trevor (co-founder of Trevor Lahiff Architects), Philippa Turrell (Editor of Kitchen and Bathroom News), and Floyd Case (Specification Manager TOTO UK). Visit the event page for more details.

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NLA - Made in London

Yesterday we posted about the "TOTO Toilet Architecture" event that will be taking place at next month's London Design Festival. In the same week, you'll also find PechaKucha presentations at the NLA's "Made in London" event, which will also be hosted by PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham. Visit our official event page for more details, or this page on the NLA website -- and you can register to attend the event here. 

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PechaKucha at the London Design Festival

As you'll notice if you visit the front page of the site right now, PechaKucha will have a big presence at next week's London Design Festival, with 4 events hosted by PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham: TOTO x PechaKucha (16th), Made in London x PechaKucha (17th), 100% Design x PechaKucha(18th), and Heineken x PechaKucha at TENT LONDON (19th). You can visit our London city page to see all of the event pages.