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Natalie Cernecka

Connector & Communicator in Tokyo

On Latvia, Graphic Design, and Tokyo

PRESENTED ON DEC 04, 2013
IN TOKYO @ VOL 109

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.

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My Tokyo

BY GERALD ESCALANTE
@ VOL 54 ON JUL 30, 2008

A glimpse of Gerald's graphic design and stunning photography www.geraldescalante.com
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Japan Inspired

BY RABAN RUDDIGKEIT
IN BERLIN

Corporate idea maverick Raban Ruddigkeit shares beautiful design solutions to support Japan, and openly discusses the question as to how design can or cannot help in the Fukushima aftermath.
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A Modernist in Kawaiiville

BY CRAIG YAMASHITA: EUREKA! STUDIO
@ VOL 92 ON MAY 30, 2012

The cute -- kawaii -- culture that was perfected in Japan has now proliferated on a global scale. Why? This modernist graphic designer laments the reasons. (in English)
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Back Cover

BY ALEXANDRE DIMOS
@ VOL 95 ON SEP 26, 2012

French graphic designer Alexandre Dimos he talks about his magazine: Back Cover. As he explains, he couldn't find what he really wanted to read, and so he helped create an independant magazine focusing on thinking and analyzing graphic design and typographic practices, and to a larger extent, visual arts. 

"Presentation of the Day" on August 30, 2013.

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Design Museum Japan

BY TAKU SATOH
@ 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)

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Embracing Chance

BY DOMINIC AYRE
@ VOL 12 ON JAN 17, 2012

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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Ideas for Graphic Design Education in the Blue Mountains

BY XANDRO LOMBARDI
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Xandro Lombardi discusses his role as a graphic design artist and educator. Australia is home to some of the world's top universities, but as Xandro points out, there is nothing between Sydney and Bathurst. Xandro proposes initiating a destination for graphic design education in the Blue Mountains, which would spark growth and cultural diversity. 

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Future is Fusion

BY PATRICK REYMOND
@ VOL 140 ON OCT 26, 2016

Architect and designer Patrick Reymond, of Atelier Oi inSwitzerland joins PechaKucha Night Tokyo for the opening his exhibition at the Axis Gallery during Tokyo Design Week. Hear more about Atelier Oi’s unique multidisciplinary approach which spans graphic, product and interior design as well as architecture, for clients such as B&B Italia, Louis Vuitton, Rimowa, USM, and Moroso - all designed with love and passion in an old motel!

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Fine Art vs. Graphic Design

BY DUSTIN GEORGE
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

Dustin George is an art director at MGM Communications. He has Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Indigenous Art from the First Nations University of Canada, and the University of Regina. He took his design education at Red River College in Winnipeg where he graduated with diplomas in graphic design and advanced graphic design. Having completed schooling in both the Fine Art and Graphic Design disciplines, Dustin explains the differences between the two, and where his journey has taken him.