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John Huang

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Idea Manifestation - A Poster A Day

PRESENTED ON JUL 01, 2016
IN KUCHING @ VOL 3

"Design is not just a commercial tool, it carries social and cultural values and influences."

In Idea Manifestation - A Poster A Day from PechaKucha Night Kuching Vol. 3John Huang discusses how his ideas come about. He illustrates his process of generating ideas and concepts. Along the way, he showcases some of the work he has created based on this method over the past year. We all have that creative juice in us; how to utilise it is the essential key.

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Cover image: Fabricated by Chris Siano and The Foundry Group, Inc., 2015 for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery: Jene Highstein's Black Mound (Turtle).

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