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No Picnic

@ VOL 66 ON OCT 28, 2009

Swedish Style x PechaKuchaNight 04 Sweden LOVES Japan: A special Tokyo Design Week PechaKucha to celebrate 10 years of Swedish Style in Japan. No Picnic is a successful industrial design company that has grown from 2 to 50 since the start in 1993. Their latest product "Pacemaker" is revolutionizing the world of DJ-ing.

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Takram Design Engineering

@ VOL 95 ON SEP 26, 2012

Kaz Yoneda (of Takram Design Engineering) talks about a recent project with a Korean company that saw him try and design the "water bottle of the future." Taking the concept far beyond the traditional idea of a water bottle, Kaz shares the final, innovative solution that Takram Design Engineering created in response to the challenge. 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 20, 2013. 

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Found Object Translation

@ VOL 97 ON NOV 28, 2012

Yota Kakuda (YOTA KAKUDA DESIGN) talks about how he takes second hand objects, which he finds at flea markets, and makes something new with them. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

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The Shape of Water

@ 「ICSでNIGHT」 ON SEP 23, 2013

Isao Eguchi is a designer from Kawagoe city in Japan. He uses materials such as wood, plastic, and clay to make chairs, tables, plates, trays, blocks, learning tools, and containers. Here he shows us some of his works. (In Japanese)

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Design by Six

@ VOL 112 ON MAR 26, 2014

B6 Studio member Takahiro Kuramoto speaks on the varied product designs his six-person team have worked on, from gift-ribbon rubber bands, to minimalist coffee cups, to invisible-winter-tree snowdomes. 

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Shift the View Point

@ VOL 131 ON DEC 16, 2015

若手建築家の中でも活躍が目覚ましい元木大輔さんは、 建築を軸に多領域に渡ってボーダレスにクリエイションを展開されています。当たり前と思うことへの発想の転換。これまで手がけた、実用から生まれ思わず声をあげてしまうユニークなデザインを紹介します。

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@ VOL 140 ON OCT 26, 2016

グラフィックからプロダクト、 空間計画等、多分野でデザインを展開している三澤遥さん。 デザインオフィスnendoを経て日本デザインセンター原デザイン研究所に所属後、2014年7月より三澤デザイン研究室として活動を開始しました。 今回のPKNでは、重力と浮力の作用を意識的にコントロールし、水中に棲息する生き物たちの生態環境をゼロから探り直す「waterscape」プロジェクトを披露されています!

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Make & Find & Make

@ VOL 142 ON DEC 14, 2016

プロダクトデザイナー・コピーライターとして活躍する高橋良爾さん。 早稲田大学で建築設計を学び、写真やデザインにも熱心に取り組んでいた2011年、エンジニアの田中章愛氏とデザインプロジェクト「VITRO」を結成しました。 照明装置や万歩計、電子基板などを次々に発表し、グッドデザイン賞を始め多くのアワードで高い評価を受けています。 建築というマクロな分野をバックグラウンドにする高橋さんが、なぜ電子基板というミクロな世界に足を踏み入れたのか? 産み出した新しい電子基板「8pino」とともに、ご自身がデザインした様々なプロダクトも必見です。

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Some Trucs

@ 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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Zubombo Project

@ VOL 143 ON JAN 25, 2017

ライターの古川朋弥さんが企画する、伝統玩具伝道プロジェクト。 2016年シビウ国際演劇祭(ルーマニア)のボランティア参加を機に、国際交流の場で郷土玩具を紹介したいと思い至り、現在、2017年度欧州文化首都開催地、パフォス(キプロス)での日本の版画アーティスト展などへの参加を目指されています。獅子舞や虎の姿が軽妙にデザインされ、しじみの貝殻を足の重りに用いたずぼんぼはとてもユーモラス。国籍や世代を越えて楽しめるプロジェクトです。


SITEWIDE Search Results: “product”


Johannesburg @ Maboneng 2nd floor
May 31, 2013


St. Augustine @ DOS: Coffee & Wine
Oct 10, 2013


Aalen @ Theodor-Heuss-Gymnasium
Jul 08, 2013


Moscow @ Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design
Jul 17, 2012


St. Petersburg @ Музей современного искусства ЭРАРТА
Aug 29, 2013


Adelaide @ Gallery
Oct 31, 2014


Kennebunkport @ Atlantic Hall
Feb 04, 2016


Kennebunkport @ Atlantic Hall
May 05, 2016


Kaliningrad @ CityJazz Club
Apr 19, 2018


Long Beach @ Long Beach Playhouse
Jun 04, 2018

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Design Against Crime

@ VOL 1 ON NOV 09, 2009

Can the design of shop furniture, products, packaging, retail space large and small, display areas, security procedures, retail management and the myriad of other factors in this environment – even the experience of shopping itself – reduce shoplifting and improve ambiance without turning a small newsagent or a large department store into Alcatraz?

DAC is a socially responsive, practice-led research centre located at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London

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iPads and Innovations

@ VOL 9 ON OCT 24, 2013

Oleksandr Ryzhkovhead of the «November» and the project «Vyhodnoj», highlights the fresh and up to date information about events and places in Dnipropetrovsk. In his presentation on PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Start-up Vol. 9 he talked about owners of different cafes or restaurants that face with problems connected with POS terminals, because they are quite expensive and inconvenient. Alexander and his team offer a great solution — POS terminal based on the iPad. Intuitive, user-friendly and with very affordable price, it simplifies the work of the waiters, which saves both their time and the time of visitors. 

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Podcasts in a Nutshell

@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

Eleanor Kagan teaches us how to start our own podcast in under 7  minutes at PechaKucha Night Brooklyn Volume 8! Stay tuned all the way to the end - exclusive audio clips of democatic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton!

Eleanor is a producer and sometimes host of podcasts, live events, and conversations with people about their hair. She has made public radio, pirate radio, and once helped build a radio station from scratch. She currently produces the podcast "Another Round" for BuzzFeed.


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Object to Subject

@ VOL 6 ON JUN 28, 2016

Portrait photographer Sammi Sparke talks us through a personal project that looks at the objectivity of the naked form and how the emotional state can highlight or detract from the subject.

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Fantastical Maps

@ VOL 6 ON JUN 28, 2016

Two members of the team from Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination, Helen Stratford and Sally Todd share about their organisation and how it aims to inspire and enrich by organising creative projects for communites. Stratford and Todd then share more in depth about one project in St Neots: working with school children to create fantastical maps.

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A Collaborative Model for Architecture

@ VOL 4 ON APR 05, 2018

Even a few decades ago, Zach George's job would have been very different. A designer at Workaday Design Firm, Zach utilizes networking and cutting-edge technology to achieve an innovative final product. Most notedly, Zach and his partners use remote collaboration to make remote design possible and efficient.

Design for the 21st Century. 

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Salaryman Project

Today's "Presentation fo the Day" uncovers the Japanese salaryman in the wild. In October 2006, as he was taking photos of nature in the forest near Kawaguchiko, a salaryman with a suitcase appeared on the track. Ever since that day, Bruno Quinquet has tried to investigate the mysteries of office work in Japan through photography. He has exhibited this series in Japan and abroad. In 2012, he launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the production of the "Salaryman Project Business Schedule 2013."

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Heineken ODE Project

We’re excited to announce that Singapore has been chosen as one of only four cities in the world besides New York City, Warsaw and Mexico City to participate in the search for a design team to create the ultimate lounge experience for Milan Design Week 2014. If you’d like to showcase your expertise in any of the following – graphic design, product design, motion design, fashion design and interior design, check out the submission details on and selected candidates will be invited to present at the Pecha Kucha Night in July once entries close on 31 May. Come on Singapore, let’s get ourselves on the map!

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Orée is a maker of beautiful wooden keyboards, and at next week's Vol. 103, Yasunobu Takata will be on hand to tell the story of how such a product came about.南フランスのデザイン機器会社「Orée」の高田泰伸さんが自然のマテリアルと最新技術を融合させて作成される「温かみのあるITハードウェア」について発表してくださいます。

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iPads and Innovations

One of the speakers at the last event was Alexander Ryzhkov — head of the «November» and the project «Vyhodnoj», which highlights the fresh and up to date information about events and places in Dnipropetrovsk. He talked about owners of different cafes or restaurants that face with problems connected with POS terminals, because they are quite expensive and inconvenient. Alexander and his team offer a great solution — POS terminal based on the iPad. Intuitive, user-friendly and with very affordable price, it simplifies the work of the waiters, which saves both their time and the time of visitors. 

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Myths of Productivity

Wow, you work over 65 hours a week? You're so busy! But how many of those hours were you a zombie? In today's Presentation of the Day, "Myths of Productivity" from PKN Baltimore, MD Vol. 1, Jabe Bloom speaks on the the lengthening of work hours and the shortening of our collective attention spans. Still reading? Okay. He goes over a few techniques we can use to help ourselves be more efficient, productive, and less likely to become distra -- oh, LOL -- That cat photo is hilarious! 


Hello from PK Iasi Organisers

Hello everyone!   Me and Edy, the PK Iasi organisers want to welcome you to this new project in our little city! We are very excited for the first PK Night, to be held on the 6th of November 2015, at 20.20 (8.20 PM) at Addarta. We have ten very cool presenters lined up for you and, to entertain you during the break, an upcoming, fresh band.  We will keep you up-to-date on social media and here on the PK website so be sure to check back often! That's it for now, Hugs, Ioana & Edy

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The Odyssey Project

"It seeks to demonstrate how artistic cooperation transcends class, racial and social barriers ... and serves as an alternative to incarceration and penalty."In "The Odyssey Project" from PechaKucha Santa Barbara Vol. 14, Ahmed Asi describes the collaborative theater process between youth from a juvenile detention facility in Santa Barbara county and undergraduate students from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Using the template of Homer's Odyssey, the participants gather on the university campus to explore the mythic elements in their lives in order to reconstruct the epic poem in their own voices. The project leads to a public performance at a local theater. Everyone on this creative journey is a hero or heroine. The project is designed to honor youth in identifying their heroic life mission and map a course of action. It employs theater arts as a strategy for inspiring life affirming choices.

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A Female's Survival of Music Production

“Really I think part of surviving is communicating, reaching out, creating a dialog with men and women to increase the availability of women in different roles. I think obviously this is a microcosm in music but I think it's probably true in every field” In A Female's Survival of Music Production from PechaKucha Night Portland’s 15th Volume, Musician Natasha Kmeto discusses surviving in the contemporary music industry. From overcoming the music industry's glass ceiling to defying expectations set upon her by gendered stereotypes she admits that her actions are somewhat political. Though reflecting on her upbringing and childhood in relation to the development of her career as a musician, she explains that it did not being so.  

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Product Design A to Z

"Designing is the art of using forethought. If you make it up on the spot, that's not design, that's Jazz.'"In Product Design A to Z from PechaKucha Night New Westminster Vol. 4, Lead Product Designer at lighting manufacturer, Fluxworks Illumination, Daniel Fortin walks us through the process of taking an idea, LED design in this case, through its myriad stages of development before it hits production and tells us why we need to pay closer attention to the products we surround ourselves. 

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Introduction of Paul Roy

Hello Wanaka! The speaker of day is producer, director, cinematographer and writer Paul Roy from Wanaka. Paul has been making documentaries and observational documentary series for major television networks for nearly 40 years in over 40 countries around the world. He has also photographed for and published in national magazines and newspapers. There is no doubt he will show us pretty amazing stuff! Check his websites at links below:http://www.paulroy41.com