SITEWIDE Search Results: “product design”

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Svensk Form Channel

Svensk Form (the Swedish Society of Crafts and Design) is a not-for-profit membership association mandated by the Swedish government to promote Swedish design at home and abroad.

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ArchiAid Channel

ArchiAid was formed soon after the devastating events of 3/11 in Japan. Many of Japan's leading architects joined forces with students of architecture to help design and rebuild some of the hardest hit coastal areas.

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Tokyo Design Week Channel

PechaKucha Nights at Tokyo Design Week are where audiences can catch presentations by some of the brightest and most interesting design talent in Japan (with a few welcome guests from abroad). Each year's event fills up the TDW venue where it is held, with upwards of 700 to 1000 in attendance.

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Exhibition "Design Ah!" Channel

PechaKucha teamed up with 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT as part of the "Design Ah!" exhibition to produce two special events on March 23rd. One for kids, where they made and presented their 20x20s in an open workshop. The other for 'grown-ups' was part of Roppongi Art Night, and featured an inspiring lineup of design talent.

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Architecture for Humanity Channel

Architecture for Humanity is a 501(c)3 non-profit, that has been building a better future through the power of design for the past 15 years. We provide architecture, planning and project management services including construction management and post-occupancy analysis, and facilitate community engagement throughout each project. At the core of our mission, we believe everyone deserves access to the benefits of good design.

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Autodesk Channel

Autodesk is changing the way the world is designed and made. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. Autodesk's partnership with PechaKucha includes a presence at design weeks and festivals around the world through special PechaKucha Night events


Concepción @ Universidad Santo Tomas
Jul 15, 2010


Tehran @ Farabi Hall - Tehran University of Art
Feb 26, 2013


Tehran @ Farabi Hall - Tehran University of Art
Mar 02, 2013


Tehran @ Farabi Hall - Tehran University of Art
Mar 03, 2013


Vienna @ Garage X
Oct 03, 2013


Salt Lake City @ The Fallout
Oct 13, 2014


Glasgow @ The Whisky Bond
Jul 11, 2015


Vancouver @ The Vogue Theatre
Oct 16, 2015


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Yerevan @ Mirzoyan Library (Միրզոյան գրադարան)
Jun 29, 2019

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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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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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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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Editora de Productos

@ VOL 3 ON MAY 15, 2014

Yerena (economista) y Álvaro (diseñador), españoles viviendo en Chile, que nos presentan una plataforma curatorial y de difusión de diseño, además de sus productos.

El objetivo de una editora de producto es canalizar y materializar el talento y los proyectos que recibe o localiza para ser estudiadas, valoradas, publicadas y promocionadas en la plataforma y que diseñadores emergentes y con ideas innovadoras puedan entrar en el mercado. 

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Intuitive Measures

@ VOL 5 ON SEP 14, 2015

Selma Durand is an industrial designer focusing on simplifying complexity to create intuitive products and meaningful design experiences. As an industrial designer at IDEO in New York, she designs products, spaces, interactive experiences and is particularly attentive to users' everyday relationship with objects, focusing on the weight of our lives! Learn to measure with Selma!

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Free Your Fitness, Free Yourself

@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Does your lifestyle prevent you from qualifying for insurance discounts? Do you lack sufficient time for exercise or have limited access to sports facilities? Maybe you just want to keep your personal data private without having to pay higher insurance premiums for the privilege?

Unfit Bits provides solutions. At Unfit Bits, we are investigating DIY fitness spoofing techniques to allow you to create walking datasets without actually having to share your personal data. These techniques help produce personal data to qualify you for insurance rewards even if you can't afford a high exercise lifestyle. 

Our team of experts are undertaking an in-depth Fitbit Audit to better understand how the Fitbit and other trackers interpret data. With these simple techniques using everyday devices from your home, we show you how to spoof your walking data so that you too can qualify for the best discounts. Our new range of desktop fitness devices are also available on this site. 

Free your fitness. Free yourself. Earn Rewards.



Tega Brain is an artist and engineer. She makes eccentric engineering, reimagining everyday technologies to address their politics and envision alternatives. She is currently a resident at Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology, Brooklyn, has both studied and taught at the School for Poetic Computation, and is an Assistant Professor at SUNY Purchase. 

Surya Mattu is an artist and engineer based in Brooklyn. He is currently a fellow at Data&Society where he is investigating infrastructure with a focus on wireless as a way to better understand bias in technology. He is also a contributing researcher at ProPublica. Previously he has worked as an engineer at Bell Labs and is a graduate from the New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program. He has a degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.

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Wo die Seele (inne)wohnt

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 12, 2016

karak ist ein Ornament. karak ist auch die Firma von Sebastian Rauch und Thomas Rösler. Gemeinsam mit Sebastians Mutter, der Keramikkünstlerin Martha Rauch, produzieren die beiden Designer in Handarbeit Keramikfliesen mit grafischen Mustern. Seine digitalen Muster würden erst durch die Fehler, Risse und Flecken, die durch den Rakkubrand entstünden, lebendig, so der Grafikdesigner Sebastian. Thomas Rösler ist Produktdesigner und auch ihn fasziniert der unkontrollierbare Prozess. Jede Fliese wird anders, ganz besonders.

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Glittering Sneakers as Musical Instrument

@ VOL 137 ON JUN 29, 2016

金井隆晴さんは「IoT x music」をテーマに、 これまでにないパフォーマンス向けのインタフェースを開発し、 新たな音楽表現の場を創出する、no new folk studioを仲間と共同設立しました。デザインやアートの領域を超えた多くの分野で話題の、光るスマートフットウェア「Orphe」についてプレゼンテーションしていただきます!

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Universal Design

@ VOL 18 ON SEP 24, 2016

"It is a design process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation."

In Universal Design from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 18, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Director of the IDeA Center in Buffalo, NY, Edward Steinfeld, ArchD, AIA, provides an overview of how the built environment affects access. The University at Buffalo's Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Center) is dedicated to making environments and products more usable, safer and healthier in response to the needs of an increasingly diverse population. The IDeA Center’s activities are based on the philosophy of Inclusive Design, often called “Universal Design” or “Design for All.” It is a way of thinking that can be applied in any design activity, business practice, program or service involving interaction of people with the physical, social or virtual worlds.

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Character a Day

@ VOL 159 ON SEP 26, 2018

Yeka Haski is a multi-media artist, creating character-related artworks, illustrations and product design. In April 2018 she started a project called "Character a day" to challenge herself and to understand why we all love characters so much, and how to make a great one.

Yeka Haski はキャラクターをモチーフにしてイラストやデザインを創り出すマルチメディアアーティスト。2018年4月には ”Character a Day” (1日1キャラ) というプロジェクトを始動し、なぜ私たちはキャラクターが好きなのか、そして人気のキャラクターを生み出すにはどうすれば良いかを模索している。


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Heineken Open Design Explorations - The Designers

As we covered in recent months, the Heineken Open Design Explorations competition was held in four cities (Tokyo, New York, Milan, and Sao Paulo) to chose a team of designers through PechaKucha events, with the goal of producing a temporary club space at next year's Milano Salone. You'll find more details in this press release, but here are all of the designers who were chosen to participate. Congratulations to everyone, and here's looking forward to the resulting project! New York CityPhilip Sierzega (Motion design)Lee Gibson (Interior design)Michelle Wu (Fashion design)Sandra Garcia Pagola (Graphic design)Kirkland Summers (Graphic design)Adam Aleksander (Product design)TokyoAlistair Townsend (Interior design)Yukihiro Shoda (Motion design)Kazuhiko Hayakawa (Product design)Miku Sega (Interior design)MilanEmanuele Magini (Product design)Giuseppe Conca (Product design)Vicenzo Amendolagine (Interior design)Gianluca Macaluso (Motion design)Sao PauloFabricio Lima (Motion design)Daniela Colnaghi (Interior design)Patrick Kampff (Fashion design)André Coelho (Graphic design)Brunno Jahara (Product design)

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Computer Graphic Character Design

In "Computer Graphic Character Design," a group of students (Reibe Studios) from computer science and fine arts departments share with us the methodologies they apply to the creation of characters in computer graphic design, and how they produced two short films. The presentation was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Catania Vol. 11, and is in Italian.

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Only a Line

In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from the special PechaKucha x Design Ah! exhibition) Makoto Orisaki emphasizes the importance of the line. He makes a point to demonstrate how even the simplest, smallest adjustments in a design can fundamentally change the way a product is used or interacted with. 

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Keiji Ashizawa

Presenting at next week's PechaKucha Night Vol. 106 on Friday, September 20 -- our PechaKucha Global Night edition, with the theme of "hidden heroes" -- is our good friend designer/architect Keiji Ashizawa, who returns to the PK stage to highlight the amazing artisans who help him produce the products he designs. 「隠れたヒーロー」をテーマに行うPechaKucha Night 東京106にデザイナーのアシザワケイジさんが登場されます。アシザワさんがデザインされた商品を形にする職人さんたちについてプレゼンテーションをしてくださいます。

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Fumie Shibata

As promised, this week we start highlighting the presenters who are taking part in our special Tokyo Designers Week edition PechaKucha Night (Vol. 107) on Wednesday, October 30.First up, we are very proud to welcome award-winning designer Fumie Shibata. She has designed countless iconic products over the years, and she will talk about that work on the PK stage.インダストリアルデザイナーの柴田文江さんが10月30日の東京デザイナーズウィークにてのPechaKucha Night 東京に登場されます。

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The Charm of Simple Design

In this case, simple design is cool, refreshing, and goes down smooth. In today's Presentation of the Day, "The Charm of Simple Design" from a special Tokyo Designers Week 2013 edition of PKN Tokyo Vol. 107, product designer Keita Suzuki shows off some of his stunning and clean product designs. Among his works are a glass that looks like Mt. Fuji when filled with beer, a soap dish that doubles as a bubble maker, and a wind chime that looks like a bubble floating in mid-air. He's also been working with the Kingdom of Bhutan to develop culturally influenced products that could be used in the citizens' everyday lives.

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At next week's Vol. 116 (on Wednesday, July 30) we are very happy to welcome designer Satoshi Yoshiizumi of TAKT PROJECT, who will fill us in on all of the amazing work done by the studio. 来週のペチャクチャナイトVol.116(7/30 (水))にTAKT PROJECTのデザイナーSatoshi Yoshiizumiを迎えます。スタジオのためにしてくれた素晴らしいワークについて語ります。

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Paul Pugh

It wouldn't be a Tokyo Designers Week event without at least one product designer, and so at Wednesday's PechaKucha Night, we welcome Paul Pugh, executive creative director for Amazon Kindle and Fire Products.このプロダクトデザイナーなしでは東京デザイナーズウィークは始まらない!Amazon Kindle と Fire Productに携わったエグゼクティブクリエイティブディレクター Paul Pughを招待します。

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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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Design Channels

  "School told me to be a banker, I told them something else." In Design Channels from PechaKucha Night York Vol.9, Warren Fearnshares a presentation based upon a reflection of design pathways and ideas based on his experiences. He shares his past design influences and ideas of future design trends.