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Svensk Form Channel

Svensk Form (the Swedish Society of Crafts and Design) is a not-for-profit membership association mandated by the Swedish government to promote Swedish design at home and abroad.

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ArchiAid Channel

ArchiAid was formed soon after the devastating events of 3/11 in Japan. Many of Japan's leading architects joined forces with students of architecture to help design and rebuild some of the hardest hit coastal areas.

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Tokyo Design Week Channel

PechaKucha Nights at Tokyo Design Week are where audiences can catch presentations by some of the brightest and most interesting design talent in Japan (with a few welcome guests from abroad). Each year's event fills up the TDW venue where it is held, with upwards of 700 to 1000 in attendance.

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Global Cities Week Channel

Our 2012 global event had the goal of celebrating every PechaKucha Night city, worldwide. It was a weeklong celebration (February 20-26) that brought all PechaKucha organizers, presenters, and attendees together, with a focus on highlighting all of the amazing cities that make up the global PechaKucha community.

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Exhibition "Design Ah!" Channel

PechaKucha teamed up with 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT as part of the "Design Ah!" exhibition to produce two special events on March 23rd. One for kids, where they made and presented their 20x20s in an open workshop. The other for 'grown-ups' was part of Roppongi Art Night, and featured an inspiring lineup of design talent.

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Architecture for Humanity Channel

Architecture for Humanity is a 501(c)3 non-profit, that has been building a better future through the power of design for the past 15 years. We provide architecture, planning and project management services including construction management and post-occupancy analysis, and facilitate community engagement throughout each project. At the core of our mission, we believe everyone deserves access to the benefits of good design.

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Autodesk Channel

Autodesk is changing the way the world is designed and made. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. Autodesk's partnership with PechaKucha includes a presence at design weeks and festivals around the world through special PechaKucha Night events

Boris Design Studio
Product Design Studio in Hong Kong
SO+BA Design
Art Directors, SO+BA in Tokyo
NUEVE Design Studio
Diseño in Santiago
Ynnovable Design
Editora de Diseño in Valparaiso
HUNK Design
Architects & Artists in Rotterdam
Blue Velvet architecture & design
Architects and Designers in Voiron
Nanaimo Design Nerds
Designers/Facilitators/Creative Entrepreneurs, Nanaimo Design Nerds in Nanaimo


Tokyo @ SuperDeluxe
Oct 28, 2011


Vienna @ Garage X
Oct 03, 2013


Providence @ The Spot Providence
Sep 24, 2014


Tokyo @ Meiji-Jingu Gaien (Tokyo Design Week)
Oct 29, 2014


Stockholm @ Berns - Stora Salongen
Feb 03, 2015


Brooklyn @ Kinfolk 94
May 18, 2015


Queretaro @ YORK Bar
Aug 28, 2015


Salt Lake City @ Addictive Behavior Motorworks
Oct 16, 2015


Tokyo @ Meiji-Jingu Gaien (Tokyo Design Week)
Oct 28, 2015


Bilbao @ Azkuna Zentroa
Nov 24, 2015


Tokyo Wired

@ VOL 89 ON FEB 23, 2012

PechaKucha co-founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham give us a tour of the "wired" landscape that any Tokyo resident will be familiar with. Part of the Global Cities Week. This presentation is in English.


Opportunity Squared

@ VOL 89 ON FEB 23, 2012

A presentation by van der Architects about a car parking tower project in Tokyo. Part of the Global Cities Week. This presentation is in English.

Tokyo Photo Walk

@ VOL 89 ON FEB 23, 2012

Lee Chapman walks around Tokyo with a camera, and this is what he sees. Part of the Global Cities Week. This presentation is in English.

Design Museum Japan

@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

Known for his award-winning art direction and branding projects, Taku Satoh is the founder of Taku Satoh Design Office, and has been wowing design lovers with his innovative and often mesmerizing visual sense. Here, he also talks about the new "Design Museum Japan" initiative. 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)


The Story of the Delorean DMC-12

@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

Architect and designer Eero Koivisto is co-founder of Claesson Koivisto Rune in Stockholm, a studio that started in architecture, but quickly made its mark as a multi-disciplinary company. Here, he talks about a passion of his: the Delorean. This presentation was part of a special Tokyo Designers Week 2012 edition of PKN Tokyo, held at Meiji-Jingu Gaien, inside the TDW Dome.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 12, 2013.


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

@ 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)


Kyouei Design

@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

Kouichi Okamoto (Kyouei Design) has been surprising us consistently with his innovative -- and oftentimes whimsical -- products and installations, which he shares in this presentation. It was part of a special Tokyo Designers Week 2012 edition of PKN Tokyo, held at Meiji-Jingu Gaien, inside the TDW Dome. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on June 26, 2013


Gundam Jewelry

@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

Jewelry designer Mikiko Minewaki shares her unique accessories, often built using pieces from plastic Gundam models. 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 with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on June 12, 2013.


Food Creation

@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

Ayako Suwa (food creation) brings her delicious food-induced designs to the PKN stage. 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)


Aquarium Topography

@ VOL 129 ON OCT 28, 2015

The city of Joetsu wanted to build an Aquarium that was a perfect replica of the Sea of Japan down to the exact seafloor topography. How on earth would you do that? Masahiko Terasaki and Kensuke Kono of Nihon Sekkei share about the challenges faced and technologies required to accomplish this Herculean endeavor in this special presentation from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Design Week Special.



PKN Joins Budapest Design Week

Budapest is readying up for its PechaKucha Night Vol. 15, set to take place next week (October 8) as part of the Budapest Design Week.


PKN Washington DC Meets National Design Week

National Design Week in the US kicks off on Monday, and although there's plenty happening in New York, Washington DC is also joining in with Design Week DC (October 19-24). There will be special events held each night, including a special edition PechaKucha Night -- which doubles as PKN Washington DC Vol. 10 -- on Thursday (October 22). To attend, please RSVP by October 19.


Untitled Design

Today's presentation -- it was part of November's "Tokyo Design Week" edition of PechaKucha Night Vol. 77 -- sees Tokyo-based Marcus Bird cover design origins, and ideas about inspiration and creation based on his travels, personal design style, and his background as a Jamaican creative.


Kyouei Design

Kouichi Okamoto surprises us with his innovative -- and oftentimes whimsical -- lights, furniture, and installations. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Kyouei Design", (from a special Tokyo Design Week edition of PKN Tokyo Vol. 96) Kouichi discusses how he molds various metallic materials to throw light and sound about his spaces in very unconventional ways. 


PechaKucha During Design Week

Design week is just around the corner, and PechaKucha is going to have an even bigger presence this year. First, there's our BIG PechaKucha Night happening next Wednesday, October 30 at Tokyo Designers Week. We've been highlighting presenters over the past few days, and we'll continue to do so over the coming days.Then, on the following night (Thursday, October 31), we have a special "PechaKucha x Artek" mini event happening at Dover Street Market Ginza, with 5 presenters. Visit our official event page for more details:10月30日に東京デザイナーズウィークにて開催されるPechaKucha Night東京にぜひお越し下さい。10月31日(木)は、フィンランドのインテリア会社アルテックとタイアップしたPechaKucha Nightイベントをドーバー ストリート マーケット ギンザ7Fにあるローズベーカリーにて行います。


The Charm of Simple Design

In this case, simple design is cool, refreshing, and goes down smooth. In today's Presentation of the Day, "The Charm of Simple Design" from a special Tokyo Designers Week 2013 edition of PKN Tokyo Vol. 107, product designer Keita Suzuki shows off some of his stunning and clean product designs. Among his works are a glass that looks like Mt. Fuji when filled with beer, a soap dish that doubles as a bubble maker, and a wind chime that looks like a bubble floating in mid-air. He's also been working with the Kingdom of Bhutan to develop culturally influenced products that could be used in the citizens' everyday lives.


Tokyo Designers Week 2014

PechaKucha started in Tokyo, and considering our love of design, it's been important for us to take part in Tokyo Designers Week, with what ends up being our biggest events for the year in Tokyo. Don't miss this year's edition.


Dreamliner of Design

“Design is the intersection between problem-solving and craft.” Designer Paul Pugh speaks about the Designer Airliner 1.0, a plane that has everything a designer needs to be inspired to do his/her best work. In “Dreamliner of Design” from a special Tokyo Designers Week 2014 edition of PKN Tokyo Vol. 118, he goes into great depth on his process as well as the all the surrounding activities that inspire his work.


Tools for Design

  “We used genetic algorithms to iterate through thousands of designs to find which one worked the best — it’s really an analogy to evolution.” Technology Futurist at Autodesk Jordan Brandt speaks on the tools designers use to get their ideas out into the world. In “Tools for Design” from a special Tokyo Designers Week 2014 edition of PKN Tokyo Vol. 118 Jordan speaks about the power of the cloud, iterative design processes, synthetic biology and building machines and experiences for tomorrow.


Live Translation at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Design Week Special 2015!

PechaKucha is taking one from the United Nations playbook with LIVE SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION at our PechaKucha Night Tokyo Design Week Special 2015 TODAY!!! With such super high-caliber speakers, we want to make sure our English-speaking audience can keep up ;-) For this round, all Japanese presentations will be simultaneously translated in English and broadcast to your smartphone! WOOHOO! And if this goes well, rest assured well be adding more languages moving forward!  Download Twitter's new live broacasting app PERISCOPE on your smartphone and BE SURE TO BRING YOUR EARPHONES to partake in the fun!  Here's the skinny! 1. Download the App 2. Login via your Twitter account 3. Hit the Map Icon 4. Zoom in on the Tokyo Design Week location at 6.55pm! 5. HAVE YOUR MIND BLOWN IN ENGLISH!!   It admittedly will be a bit of an experiment, but worth a try! Huge thanks to our amazing friend and simultaneous translator Sarah for stepping up to the mic at a moments notice!   Can't wait to see you at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Design Week Special 2015!!! DON'T FORGET YOUR EARPHONES!!!

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