Graphic designer Dominic Ayre describes the role that chance plays in good design, and the extent to which the outside world affects his design through chance. He suggests that chance can be a form of communication used to convey and generate new ideas, using his design and his students as examples of this phenomenon.
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Navigating the Toronto Transit System
BY ILANA BEN-ARI
@ VOL 14
ON MAR 27, 2012
Ilana Ben-Ari is a toy designer and social entrepreneur from Montreal. In this presentation, she shares the challenges she has faced while trying to navigate her way through the TTC (Toronto Transit System). (in English)
Chance Meetings at Guido's (And Other Places)
BY DIANE FIRTELL
@ VOL 3
ON AUG 14, 2012
Diane Firtell goes out and takes photos of people she meets at the Guido's grocery store (and sometimes other places), a project that then saw her add computer "painting" to eliminate the visual noise in the background of the photos. (In English)
On Latvia, Graphic Design, and Tokyo
BY NATALIE CERNECKA
@ VOL 109
ON DEC 04, 2013
Natalie Cernecka, from Latvia, was trying to find a graphic designer in Tokyo. While searching, she found a small Latvian shop in Nakameguro and went to talk to the owner. She was so enthralled by the story she heard that she wanted to share it with the world via PechaKucha. While at a PechaKucha event, she met another Latvian. Through her new Latvian friend, she found a graphic designer from Ecuador who was able to help her.
Take a Chance on ABBA
BY TOSHIO KOKUBO
@ VOL 110
ON JAN 22, 2014
Toshio Kokubo may very well be one of Japan's biggest ABBA fans -- his dream is to open a museum for the legendary music group. He goes into detail on how he fell for the group, a bit of their history and background, and shows off images from his trip to the ABBA museum in Stockholm, Sweden. (in Japanese)
BY RAAFIA JESSA
@ VOL 15
ON JUN 09, 2017
"There are forty-five symbols which are made... to combine four different ways of speaking into one. No matter which language you speak...you should be able to read them."
In "Loqui" from PechaKucha Night Markham Vol. 15, Artist and graphic designer, Raafia Jessa, talks about Loqui (pronounced Lowki), a fictitious language she created which was inspired by the phonetic qualities of language - the sounds we make when speaking aloud.