City Focus: Bergen

We're back to the "City Focus" this week, and we're highlight one of our newer series. The city of Bergen had its Vol. 2 this past Friday as part of our Global Night 2015, but you can already take a look at the presentations from its Vol. 1.

Poster Explosion

We highlighted Global Night posters last week, and you'll fine more on our PKN Poster Tumblr. We're also blown away by some of the fantastic examples that have been done outside of Global Night of late, like this one from Ubud.

Last Week's Global Night

What a night! This past Friday we had our latest Global Night and we're just now starting to recover. From all the PKNs around the world, to the close to 20-hour online Hangout with city organizers, it was a night to remember.

Presentation of the Day

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Trent McBride

Designer/Co-founder, Tadaku in Tokyo

Tadaku

PRESENTED ON JAN 28, 2015
IN TOKYO @ VOL 121

Trent McBride and Tao Romera Martinez introduce us to a service they developed (Tadaku) to help people experience real homecooking, but they start off by sharing a series of fun food trivia that will leave you surprised.

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Past Presentations of the Day

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Friends, Strangers and other Stories

BY PATHUM EGODAWATTA
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2014

Pathum Egodawatta speaks of the people that have inspired and influenced him on his journey to becoming a graphic designer.

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Time, Space, and Playing Fields

BY ABDI FARAH
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2014

Artist Abdi Farah talks about his work in relation to his journey from studying art in college to being named the winner of the inaugural season of Bravo’s "A Work of Art." He continues his passion for art in New Orleans seeking kindred spirits through an exploration of metaphysical and imaginary worlds and sports. 

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Designing the Future of Augmented Reality

BY HELEN PAPAGIANNIS
@ VOL 31 ON DEC 04, 2014

Augmented Reality (AR) is typically defined as a layering of digital information over the physical world as experienced through a smartphone, tablet, or digital eyewear. AR is quickly advancing into a new phase of contextually rich personalized experiences that combine sensors, wearable computing, big data, machine-learning, and artificial intelligence. This second wave of AR will surpass novelty and extend our human capacities to better understand and experience our world in new meaningful ways. AR is no longer about technology, it’s about living in the real world and creating meaningful experiences that are human-centred. How do we want to live in and with AR, and how will it shape our lives?

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A Kiln-Fired Friendship

BY JULIANNE SMALLWOOD
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 20, 2013

Julianne Smallwood details her creative partnership and friendship with her friend Judy. She ventures into a deep explanation of the challenges of ceramic-firing, and the process needed to craft beautiful, delicate works of ceramic art.

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