Jean Snow is an Acadian (a French Canadian from the maritimes), and he has been in Asia for 15 years, in Japan for 14 years, and a blogger for 10 years. In this presentation, he shares what he's been up to all this time, leading to his current association with the PechaKucha organization (as its Executive Director). (in English)
With an educational background in graphic design and a career in brand building, Federico Gaggio shares his inspirations and idols he's met along the way- from teachers to friends, and graphic designers to film directors. Moving between Milan, New York City, Paris and most recently, London, Federico has learned from a wide range of creative minds.
Xandro Lombardi discusses his role as a graphic design artist and educator. Australia is home to some of the world's top universities, but as Xandro points out, there is nothing between Sydney and Bathurst. Xandro proposes initiating a destination for graphic design education in the Blue Mountains, which would spark growth and cultural diversity.
We are Riba and Simran, an eccentric pair of design junkies. We're graphic designers, artists, bad karaoke singers, serial shopaholics and best friends. We're hooked on all things Adobe. Concocting unique, special designs to match your needs gives us a happy high! We love being art nerds. We love tackling challenges. We love seeing the "this is it" expression.
Paul Burgess has produced graphic designs for The Sex Pistols and The Buzzcocks, and in this presentation he shares his passion for counter-culture through this high speed 'history of' and 'how to guide' to Punk Fanzines.