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Oliver Siegenthaler

Designer / Founder, S&Co. in Bogotá

No Man Is An Island

PRESENTED ON AUG 18, 2017
IN BOGOTA @ VOL 15

Super talented and awards winning graphic designer Oliver Siegenthaler claims his lack of drawing skills made him a better designer, by forcing him to work harder and learn to create successful teams.

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Brand Holism

BY EMANUEL JOCHUM
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 27, 2014

Graphic designer Emanuel Jochum does researches in flexible design systems for dynamic brand identities. He gives us a lecture where we will get insights into contemporary approaches to branding and find out what »Brand Holism« is all about. (In German) 

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Graphic Forager

BY SAMUEL CASTAÑO
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

A hunter-gatherer of images, young graphic designer and illustrator Samuel Castaño managed to overcome his shyness in order to delight us with his graphic work, featuring collage, drawing and lettering.

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Branding Christmas

BY JUHO VIITASALO
@ VOL 120 ON DEC 16, 2014

"There are not so many brands that can actually do this..."

In Branding Christmas from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 120, industrial designer Juho Viitasalo took to the stage for a holiday branding exercise, examining just how far the branding of Christmas and Santa Claus has managed to propel these two things to worldwide popularity.

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Branding and Bipartisan Politics

BY DANNY CASH
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 05, 2012

Danny Cash teaches us about modern branding and propaganda. He also compares coke and Pepsi rivalry with the Republican and Democratic parties rivalry. 

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Matatu Graphic Designer

BY ASILA ASILA
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 20, 2015

Asila Asila is a matatu graphic designer in Nairobi. Matatus (mini buses) provide transport for about seventy percent of Nairobi’s population and the sector is one of the largest in Kenya.
The matatu industry has been the source of livelihood for hundreds of Kenyans and in different fields. The lifting of the ban on graffiti  by his Excellency the President has brought out the best of local designers.

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Island Time Machine

BY CULTURE SHOCKA
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 14, 2015

“The goal is to try and make commentary on sociopolitical issues– things I see happening in the news.”

In "Island Time Machine" from PechaKucha Night Honolulu Vol. 24, Culture Shocka shares his creative and culturally driven graphic design work. In his pieces, he utilizes a Modern and Minimalist-inspired approach, mixing equal parts Cartoon and Graphic Design influences. 

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An American in Douglas

BY KIM GRAZIANO
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 24, 2017

An American graphic designer moves to Douglas, Isle of Man to start a new life.  Kim Graziano explains how her career developed and how she came to move to the Island.  

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The Secret Life of a Graphic Designer

BY CRISY MESCHIERI
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 14, 2018

Crisy Meschieri is a freelance graphic designer specializing in branding, advertising, and illustration. In her presentation “The Secret Life of a Graphic Designer,” she will reflect on the story that unfolds when your passion becomes your profession.

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ONE MAN BAND: My journey so far

BY CHRISTOPHER RUEDA
@ VOL 17 ON OCT 21, 2017

Christopher Rueda is the founder of Penny-Farthing Design and the designer of this event’s poster.  Christopher shares on how he started a design business and continue to grow it. He touches on both the pro's and con's of his particular journey, and what he does to keep himself going as a Sole-Proprietor.