PechaKucha Presentation

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Hisakazu Shimizu

Product Designer, S&O DESIGN in Tokyo

Continuous Design in the Digital Age

PRESENTED ON OCT 28, 2015
IN TOKYO @ VOL 129

Hisakazu Shimizu - award-winning chief designer of the Canon’s IXUS Digital series of digital cameras - takes us on a passionate journey through his life’s work of high tech gadgets, whimsical objects and engaging exhibitions.

プロダクトデザイナーの清水久和さんは、キヤノン在籍時にデジタルカメラ「IXY Digital」のチーフデザイナーとして同シリーズを世界シェアNo.1 に導き、ドイツiF 賞やグッドデザイン賞(Gマーク)を多数受賞されました。独立後の近年は限定生産の作品も手がけており、代表作の「鏡の髪型」シリーズがパリのギャラリー「Galerie DOWNTOWN」を通し販売されているほか、瀬戸内国際芸術祭2013に出品した「オリーブのリーゼント」が人気を集めるなど、多彩な活動が注目されています。プレゼンテーションではご自身の展覧会「愛のコンティニュアスデザイン展」で紹介した新作含め、独自のデザイン手法を明らかにされています!

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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.

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Books in the Age of the iPad

BY CRAIG MOD
@ VOL 68 ON JAN 27, 2010

Print is dying. Digital is surging. Everyone is confused. GOOD RIDDANCE. As the publishing industry wobbles and Kindle sales jump, book romanticists cry themselves to sleep. But really, what are we shedding tears over? This presentation is in JAPANESE, but head over here to read Craig Mod's amazing blog post about it.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 7, 2013.

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Partial to Plastic

BY FUMIE SHIBATA
@ VOL 107 ON OCT 30, 2013

Product designer Fumie Shibata shows us some of the things she has helped design. These include things such as capsules for a capsule hotel, thermometers, sippy cups, rice cookers, sunglasses, and vending machines with marketing capabilities. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

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

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A Product of Art

BY ANDREA BEAULIEU
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 22, 2013

Starting at a young age, Andrea Beaulieu was fascinated with art and design yet it took her 32 years to finally develop her own business and pursue a career in graphic and web design. In her presentation, Andrea discusses how her work is directly influenced by nature and the subject.

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What does our physical space look like in the digital era?

BY HOT POP FACTORY
@ VOL 31 ON DEC 04, 2014

As the digital life is moving faster than our physical life, Biying Mao and her company Hot Pop Factory has started using digital means to disrupt the physical design process. Rather than designing form, they are using computational design to design rules and parameters, similar to computer programming. 

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Intuitive Measures

BY SELMA DURAND
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 14, 2015

Selma Durand is an industrial designer focusing on simplifying complexity to create intuitive products and meaningful design experiences. As an industrial designer at IDEO in New York, she designs products, spaces, interactive experiences and is particularly attentive to users' everyday relationship with objects, focusing on the weight of our lives! Learn to measure with Selma!

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Archive-inspired Digital Lace

BY SARAH TAYLOR
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 16, 2015

Sarah Taylor looks at one of her collaborative textile design projects.

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Chicago Design Museum

BY TANNER WOODFORD
@ VOL 39 ON SEP 06, 2016

Tanner Woodford gives his PechaKucha presentation as a synopsis of Chicago design history, and the foundation of the Chicago Design Museum.

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Objects as Artifacts

BY FURQAN HABIB
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2017

Furqan Habib is a practicing architect and a product developer, with an interest in design as a problem solving and tool creating exercise. His main focus is how to convert natural systems and processes into digital systems in order to beget new kind of objects. Thanks to digital age and cad/com we have entered a new stage were we can constantly create and iterate our design. The question is how can we use these systems as tools to create new tangible and intangible meanings. The aim of this presentation is to present objects that have been creating as mentioned above.