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Past Tokyo Event: VOL 124

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What's 'Cool Japan'?

BY BENJAMIN BOAS
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

最近よく聞く「Cool Japan / クールジャパン」って何でしょう?子供の時から漫画やアニメ、テレビゲームなど日本のサブカルチャーにハマり、日本人以上に日本人らしいアメリカ人のBenjamin Boas(ベンジャミン・ボアス)さんが、自身の体験からクールジャパンを熱く語ります!

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自分らしいライフスタイル空間をつくる

BY CHIHIRO KOBAYASHI
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

住宅の設計やリノベーションについて、ワールドワイドに様々な情報交換ができるオンラインプラットフォーム「houzz」(www.houzz.com)。「洋服を着て自己表現をするように、空間づくりも自己表現」とhouzz設立者の小林千尋さんは考えます。houzzでの様々な事例から、空間づくりにまつわるハッピーエピソードを紹介します。

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銭湯ノスタルジア

BY KOTARO IMADA
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

銭湯写真家・今田耕太郎さんが伝える撮影時の裏話や昨今の銭湯事情。今田さんが魅了された銭湯文化の世界観に触れると、今晩にでも銭湯に足を運びたくなってしまいます。

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日常の軌跡ーTrajectory of Day-to-Day Activities

BY SEIYA KATO
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

加藤聖也さんは設計事務所勤務の社会人1年生。建築学科の学生時代から取り組んできた、岩手県田野畑村の震災復興プロジェクトを紹介します。生活という「日常」に着目した数々のプロジェクトには、ユニークかつ私たちに気づきを与えてくれるアイデアが満載です。

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No Idol x No Design

BY TAKAMASA NAKOSHI
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

名越敬真さんは、東京芸術大学デザイン科出身のwebデザイナー。熱いデザインのプレゼンと思いきや、アイドルオタクとして日々アイドルに「認知」してもらうために励んでいる、オリジナルのアイドルグッズとその制作裏話を披露します。

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金継ぎの伝統美

BY YUKIKO KURODA
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

金継ぎ職人の黒田雪子さんが語る、金継ぎによる器の修復事例と日本の伝統美。

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All the World's a Square

BY BERND KESTLER
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

Repeat PechaKucha Presenter and Yokohama Knit Artist, Bernd Kestler started an initiative called "Knit for Japan" in repsonse to the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of 2011. Originally aimed at providing knitting supplies for people of Tohoku, the project evolved into the "Granny Square Project” in which Bernd collected 20cm X 20cm knitted squares from all around the world. Little did he know he would receive so many that he was able to create the worlds largest crochetted blanket. Check out how this creative project became greater than the sum of its parts. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 22, 2015.

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Waking up in Bangkok

BY JULIE LAVOIE
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

Photographer Julie Lavoie brings us along on a photographic stroll through her Bangkok as it stretches its earily light across the morning and over the faces of all its early birds. 

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Its Not What You Ride, But How You Ride

BY MATTHEW ROBERTS
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

Matthew Roberts of Speedtractor Industries, a custom motorcycle and design studio in Tokyo, shares his passion for the true essence of motorcycle riding. With custom motorcyle design becoming ever more accessible, Matthew discusses how he guides clients to design the bikes that are just right for them.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 15, 2015. 

Images: Bikeexif.com, Mottomucci, Speedtractor, Brian Scott Peterson, Autofabrica, Old Empire Motorcycles, Hepcat_624, Iceblock Films.

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The Push 3.0 Revolution

BY NEIL VAN WOUW
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

As a pioneer in the fleld of digital signage in Japan, Neil Van Wouw lays out the next stage in its development - the Push 3.0 revolution. He lays out the how the sending and receiving of digital content quickly, easily, and cheaply, over internet through the digital signage will become ever more ubiquitous in our lives. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 29, 2015.

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The Audacity of Tokyo in Photos

BY SCOTT POPULAR
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

Pro Wrestler and photo enthusiast, Scott Popular, donned a luchador tiger mask for this entertaining presentation. Using black and white photos, he enthusiastically shared with us his unique perspective and love for all aspects Tokyo life; the new and the old and "the audacity of it all." 

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Camouflage: The New Plaid

BY SJEF VAN GAALEN
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

Presented at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 124Camouflage: The New Plaid's Researcher & Designer, Sjef van Gaalen, is fascinated with camouflage and the history of how it has become deeply ingrained in popular fashion culture. He deconstructs the ironies associated with fashion being at odds with the military, pointing out that the armed forces are now more concerned with the image that camouflage conveys to new recruits than with its original tactical use. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 8, 2015.

Ryu Konno
SuperDeluxe in Tokyo
Neil Van Wouw
CEO, Vanten K.K. in Tokyo
Bernd Kestler
Knit Artist in Yokohama
Matthew Roberts
Creative Director, Speedtractor in Tokyo
Benjamin Boas
Translator / Author in Tokyo
Kotaro Imada
フォトグラファー, imada photo service in Tokyo
SCOTT POPULAR
Tournament Organizer , FINAL ROUND LLC / DBSC in ATLANTOKYO
Sjef van Gaalen
Researcher & Designer, Structure & Narrative
Takamasa Nakoshi
デザイナー, 面白法人カヤック in Tokyo
Yukiko Kuroda
Master of Kintsugi in Tokyo
Chihiro Kobayashi
Houzzer, Houzz in Tokyo
Julie Lavoie
Researcher/Programmer, Photographer in Tokyo
Seiya Kato
Architect, Design dept., NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD. in Tokyo