City Focus: Beirut

This week's City Focus goes to Beirut, a city that has just recently celebrated its 20th PechaKucha Night! Those presentations are now online, so time to take in a taste of Lebanon's creative scene.

Over 800 Cities

This great big community of ours crossed yet another momentous milestone last week, as we are now in over 800 cities! From 1 series in Tokyo in 2003 to over 800 (in 111 countries) in 11 years is something that amazes even us.

Top 5 for October

As we do each month, here's a look at the top 5 most watched presentations on the site, this time for the month of October -- you'll find them listed in this Daily Blog post, or you can also subscribe to our global newsletter.

Presentation of the Day

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Holly Lewis

Architect, We Made That

Holly Lewis from We Made That, goes into depth on what her organisation does to endorse local shops and companies in the greater London area. Holly’s work involves working with local businesses to  make them more accessible to the public by clarifying what it is they do, which in turn helps everyone.

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Past Presentations of the Day

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How 3D-printing Gave Me a Ride2 Fashion Week Amsterdam

BY RIK THEUNISSEN
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 17, 2014

3D printing is an awesome tool for designers. Rik Theunissen specializes in unique projects. In his PechaKucha talk he presents his design for big pieces of random crystals. They were shown at the well-known Amsterdam Fashion Week.

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Gardens of Winter

BY HANNAH SKOONBERG
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 27, 2014

Hannah Skoonberg recently graduated from the Univeristy of Tennessee with an MFA in printmaking.  She is currently teaching printmaking classes at WKU. Here she speaks on her most recent exhibition, which explores the ideas of memory and object.

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Architecture Celebrated at the Embassy of Brazil

BY ANDRÉ CORRÊA DO LAGO
@ VOL 118 ON OCT 29, 2014

André Corrêa do Lago is the Brazilian Ambassador to Japan, as well as a curator and critic of architecture. Representing both of these roles, Ambassador Lago's presentation covers Brazil's amazing diplomatic links to architecture, with a final focus on the World Cup 2014 installation that was produced at the Brazil Embassy in Tokyo by esteemed Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.

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The Power of Yes

BY TIFFANY LENTZ
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Tiffany Lentz believes in the power of yes, and thinks you should say yes too. Going into her own life changing story and experiences, Tiffany was able to learn new things about the world and life. 

 

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