WATCH

PechaKucha Presentation

Presenter_bw_face_matthew_waldman

Matthew Waldman

design innovator, NOOKA in New York

Nooka

PRESENTED ON SEP 26, 2012
IN TOKYO @ VOL 95

Nooka's Matthew Waldman is no stranger to the PK mic, and in this new presentation, he updates us on the latest Nooka projects, including his fantastic sneaker collaboration with FILA. (in English and Japanese)

"Presentation of the Day" on March 1, 2013.

APPLAUD THIS!
Thumb_15_2315c1b31f6f1455be07e090e0b8ab4208bd0c15e106

No Picnic

BY JONAS BERGFELDT & DAN MCCORMICK
@ VOL 66 ON OCT 28, 2009

Swedish Style x PechaKuchaNight 04 Sweden LOVES Japan: A special Tokyo Design Week PechaKucha to celebrate 10 years of Swedish Style in Japan. www.nopicnic.com No Picnic is a successful industrial design company that has grown from 2 to 50 since the start in 1993. Their latest product "Pacemaker" is revolutionizing the world of DJ-ing.

Thumb_1_30619184a247061160d04f22cf1b5c78ca3342491c31

Interior Designing

BY MASAHIDE KANDA
@ VOL 88 ON JAN 25, 2012

Masahide Kanda's presentation shows us how to design interior products.
This presentation is in Japanese.

Thumb_5_4805d6becc179ff39700116b49d4f7bec6cfda5e91e3

MIRU DESIGN

BY AKIO AOKI
@ VOL 93 ON JUN 27, 2012

Akio Aoki (Miru) covers a few of his projects and products, and also shares some of the exhibitions that have featured his work. (in Japanese)
Thumb_kazyoneda15

Takram Design Engineering

BY KAZ YONEDA
@ VOL 95 ON SEP 26, 2012

Kaz Yoneda (of Takram Design Engineering) talks about a recent project with a Korean company that saw him try and design the "water bottle of the future." Taking the concept far beyond the traditional idea of a water bottle, Kaz shares the final, innovative solution that Takram Design Engineering created in response to the challenge. 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 20, 2013. 

Thumb_1_65319238143d1941d4539835334a5b1fa41a6087dbbf

What's Wrong with Japanese Big Corporation's Product Design?

BY BOB SLIWA
@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

As the title declares, this presentation by the Yo!jimbob duo is a call to arms for what they find lacking in that particular field. This presentation was part of a special Tokyo Designers Week 2012 edition of PKN Tokyo, held at Meiji-Jingu Gaien, inside the TDW Dome. (in Japanese/English)

Thumb_ics_e3_81_a6_e3_82_99night.174

Animal Umbrellas

BY SHUNSUKE UMIYAMA
@ 「ICSでNIGHT」 ON SEP 23, 2013

Shunsuke Umiyama, a product designer, showcases some of his work. In particular, umbrellas with animal shapes attached. He used crowdfunding to acquire funding for the initial units and then shows us how his project has blossomed from there. (In Japanese)

Thumb_yoshio_20muto.249

Radio Eva

BY YOSHIO MUTO
@ VOL 109 ON DEC 04, 2013

Yoshio Muto presents products from his company, Radio Eva. These products are all based on a TV show called Evangelion. They have recently started a new line called Evangelion Red in which they selected red things from the show and used them as a theme to design new products.

Thumb_daisukekitagawa_01

Delightfully Minimal

BY DAISUKE KITAGAWA
@ VOL 110 ON JAN 22, 2014

Product designer Daisuke Kitagawa sheds some light on the process by which he goes about designing his simple, minimal, and functional products. His products often have more than one purpose, and can be playful when used in combination with other home appliances.

Thumb_werner.013

Product Design & Rapid Prototyping

BY WERNER BLUMENTHAL
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 20, 2013

Werner Blumenthal discusses the different types of technology in 3D printing today, including the process of researching, engineering, and prototyping that must be done to create products quickly and efficiently. 

Friends of PechaKucha

Friends of PechaKucha