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Maykol Medina

Graphic Designer, Tokyo Bitobito Team in Tokyo

What Does Tokyo Mean to You?

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2014
IN TOKYO @ VOL 111

Maykol Medina and Hiroaki Iwaki, creators of the Tokyo BitoBito Project, ask the question "What does Tokyo mean to you?" to 100 people in Tokyo over 5 months. With varied reponses such as "organized", "fun", "boring", or "a disaster", they attempt to recollect how people view Tokyo. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 25, 2014.

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Just Don't Do It

BY DAVID POLLARD
@ VOL 83 ON JUN 29, 2011

David Pollard first presented in Tokyo a couple of years ago, and he now updates us on what he's been up to since, and teaches us the importance of developing our creative ideas, urging us to make them real.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 16, 2013.

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Logo Ideas for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

BY CHRIS ARNING
@ JAPAN GREAT CREATIVE WEEK ON OCT 28, 2013

Chris Arning from Creative Semiotics teaches us what's important in a logo. The logo for the olympics should contain something that represents the country and its heritage in a good light. He then gives us some ideas on what the logo for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 might look like.

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An Ode to Tokyo

BY JULIAN WORRALL
@ VOL 111 ON FEB 20, 2014

Since coming to Japan 13 years ago, Julian Worrall has had a true passion and love for the country. He decided to participate in an art project to showcase this passion, and here he gives a brief overview of a project that presents a different view of the city and what makes it fascinating and interesting. 

"Presentation of the Day" on March 14, 2014.

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Drawing Tokyo

BY LUIS MENDO
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Do you love Tokyo?

Self-proclaimed “draw-er” Luis Mendo speaks about the numerous artists who joined him in creating a beautifully illustrated summary of life in Tokyo. Their efforts were compiled, along with some thoughtful writings, in the latest issue of what is typically an architectural magazine: MAS Context.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 20, 2015.

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Tokyo Creatives' Shared Canvas

BY MARK MCFARLANE
@ VOL 128 ON SEP 30, 2015

"One of the things I really wanted to make Canvas for was because I wanted to see and know about more stuff that was happening in Tokyo."

In "Tokyo Creatives' Shared Canvas" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 128, Tacchi Studio's director Mark McFarlane discusses the motivation behind wanting to make Canvas, a directory and community for Tokyo creatives to gather on and offline. 

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What do you fab?

BY SONOKA SAGARA
@ PECHAKUCHA NIGHT SPECIAL @ AUTODESK POP-UP ON NOV 08, 2015

“What do you fab?” is the most important theme of FabCafe.
It’s a magical word for anyone to be a creator!
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What Does Success Mean to You?

BY LAUREN MAPLES
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 14, 2016

Lauren Maples, founder and director of bijakids, talks about her own journey of defining what succes is and how the lessons she learned along the way informs her daycare practice. 

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Celebrate, Expand, Evolve: Reinventing Communites

BY AUTUMN SMITH
@ VOL 144 ON FEB 22, 2017

Autumn Smith discusses Cafe Company's newest project, Wired Hotel. This project is ingrained in the culture and tradition of its community and seeks to revolutionize and revive the community of Asakusa and East Tokyo.

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Does money make you mean?

BY PAUL SMEETS
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 30, 2018

What do you think, does money make you mean? Paul Smeets, Associate Professor in Finance at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, investigated the influence of money on prosocial behaviour over the last few years. 

Traditionally finance researchers have only focused on how to behave
to earn more money. Paul flipped this question around and asked: Does having more money influence your behaviour?