NEW YORK Posts
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Eric Forman has worked for the past 13 years at the experimental intersection of art and design.
In "Intellect Begets Art" from PKN New York Vol. 14 we hear how he uses his background in philosophy and technology to create interactive sculptures, robots, and other installations which incorporate a combination of organic and biological concepts.
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
How do you imagine 99 cent products will look in the future? A miniature Mars survival kit? Carbon-absorption pills?
Elliott P. Montgomery and Chris Woebken are co-founders of the Extrapolation Factory, an imagination-based studio for design-lead futures studies. They explore society's fascination with the future, and discuss where this future-culture is coming from. In "99 Cent Futures" from PKN New York Vol. 14, we see that through collaboration with local 99¢ stores, they combine manufacturing and design and play off of the public's concept of future demand and necessity.
OCTOBER 29, 2013
The New York Times has a post dedicated to making your thoughts more organized and succinct. In the article, the PechaKucha 20x20 format is used as the primary method to go about doing so:
Make sure you speak loudly and slowly. Make eye contact with the audience. Your goal is to keep your audience interested by reporting the interesting information you have learned, but also by maintaining a conversational tone as you explain it.
Check out the full write-up here.