TOKYO Search Results: “branding”

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Design Museum Japan

@ 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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Peko-chan In Vogue

@ VOL 111 ON FEB 20, 2014

Collector extraordinaire Shinobu Machida speaks on one of Japan's most recognizable characters: Fujiya Co.'s mascot, Peko-chan. Here he shows off 20 of the nearly 300 different variations of Peko-chan he has photographed. You'll see Peko-chan in her overalls, a kimono, even mermaid Peko-chan! 

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Branding Christmas

@ 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.


SITEWIDE Search Results: “branding”


Columbus @ Eartha Limited
May 12, 2011


Tulsa @ Living ArtSpace
Jul 14, 2012


Buenos Aires @ Ciudad Cultural Konex
Aug 30, 2011


Copenhagen @ Huset
Oct 30, 2013

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, The Ritz
Sep 10, 2014


Valencia @ MuVIM Museo valenciano de la ilustración y la modernidad
Sep 25, 2014


Leicester @ Hinckley College
Jan 27, 2016


Castellón de la Plana @ Tumbao Surfing Beach Club
Jul 08, 2016


Jul 21, 2016


Kaliningrad @ CityJazz Club
Dec 14, 2017

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The Truth About Chicago's South Side

@ VOL 28 ON DEC 03, 2013

The media has the power to brand a city either good, bad, or ugly, and with Chicago's increasing youth violence, only the bad and ugly are seem to be reported. Kelly Fair, an educator who grew up on the South side, does not share their view. She believes in the goodness of the city. Through her Polished Pebbles project, she shows how girls in Chicago can be inspired to achieve success when given love and opportunity. 

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Rebranding Popsicle

@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

Kaidy Wong was recently confronted with a horrid design flaw in today's standard for Ice-Cream Trucks. Thankfully, he's able to offer us a solution to rebranding the "popsicle" to fit today's social demands, especially by pre-teens.

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Challengers and Icons

@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Hamish Campbell introduces his independent design business, Pearlfisher. In this presentation, Hamish presents about design history's pioneers, heroes, innovators, explorers, challengers, and icons, focusing on the challengers and iconic principles of the design field.

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Fetishizing Fashion Brands

@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

"Where do you work?" After making the switch to men's fetishwear brand Nastypig, fashion designer Kevin Jaedon wants people to know that he is NOT a nasty pig! 

Kevin discusses how all brands give off distinct connotations. Whether designed to be high fashion, conservative and work-oriented, or to wear at the International Mister Leather convention, you never know who might actually be the brains behind what you are wearing! 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Monday, August 11th, 2015. 

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From Churches to Hip Hop..Becoming Famous in Bushwick

@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Jimmy Cee takes us on a journey of how he founded his own artist collective. 

Famous In Bushwick is a collective group of artists and individuals that live and work in the Bushwick community of Brooklyn. It was founded by local DJ; Jimmy Cee (The Gent) two years ago in partnership with Silky's Skateshop & Gr33n Cl3an and Gold Street Collective. The nucleus has grown to include Trip and Trap, and Napkinkilla. Famous in Bushwick specializes in production, events, and visual media. They are expert peer influencers in lifestyle.

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Networking: From a Startup's Perspective

@ VOL 27 ON NOV 23, 2015

Tim Gauldin comes from Huntsville, Alabama. He recently moved to Geleen, near Maastricht, to take a startup company to market launch in Europe. He is fascinated by the world of startups and the passionate people behind them that are trying to change the world.

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An Apple a day

@ VOL 8 ON JAN 31, 2017

"My first Apple product was switched on in 1987." Director Andy Hill, from brand consultancy firm Wyndham Leigh, talks about his love of the Apple brand and how it changed the creative industries.

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10 Steps to Branding Yourself Online

@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Alex Leonard's presentation is about 10 steps to success to market oneself both digitally and traditionally in today's mediascape. His career in journalism speaks for itself.  

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Мой взгляд на современную формулу музыки

@ VOL 1 ON APR 08, 2018

Сергей Злобин, звукорежиссер радиостанции «Свежий Ветер», ведущий на радио авторской программы «Гармония Ритма». Более 10 лет занимается звуком и звукозаписью. Рэп артист. Победитель и лауреат многих городских и областных музыкальных фестивалей. Сейчас Сергей занимается созданием собственной студии звукозаписи и лэйбла

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Living to be 100

@ VOL 46 ON JUN 05, 2018

Marton Harsanyi is a brand strategist at Digital Kitchen, a creative experience company. 

His passion is understanding the dynamics between brands and their cultural context.

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PKN Maastricht in Glorious Video

We posted a short event review for the inaugural edition of Pecha Kucha Night in Maastricht last month, but now you can view every single presentation made during the evening in glorious video. Below, a look at presenter Nicolaas Pereboom's talk on branding 2.0.

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More Magazine Library, a 3000-seat Venue for Koszalin, and a 'Raucous' Night in Nishinomiya

Let's take a look at what's happening in PechaKucha today. Presentations As we promised yesterday, we continue to share presentations from last Friday's special PechaKucha event at the Magazine Library exhibition. Today you can hear Antonin Gaultier talk about his new digital Tokyo fashion magazine, De Rigueur (available for Kindle), and Tokyo-based designer Ian Lynam shares some of the magazine titles that have had a big impact on him. Posters Two new posters today on our Tumblr blog, starting with the one (above) for the upcoming PKN Koszalin Vol. 9 (on May 25). You see a piece of the amazing venue where it will be held in it, and below, a better look. You'll also find the beautifully illustrated poster for PKN Barcelona Vol. 16. It's the Koszalin Amphitheatre, and it can hold 3000 spectators -- that's PKN Tel Aviv territory! Events We of course have a few new galleries of event photos to point out, and the photo above is an oldie but goodie, from PKN Beirut Vol. 8 (the most recent event in that city was last week's Vol. 14).PKN Ferrol Vol. 7 -- you'll also find a video of the entire evening A special event in the town of Skorping, organized by PKN Aalborg's Annette Scheibel (photos by Mathies Brinkmann) [Flickr]PKN Manizales Vol. 2 [Flickr]Here we have a report from PKN Nishinomiya organizer Brent Jones on the city's recent PKN Vol. 12:Friday, April 13 (that's right . . . Friday the 13th) was another raucous night of creativity and fun at CUBE in Nishinomiya. We continue to attract an eclectic mix of presenters, and this beautiful Spring night was no exception. We started the evening by showing Mark Dytham’s PechaKucha Global Events presentation from the PKN website. We explained to the audience that we are locked into our set events (because our venue is a school), but that we try to promote these events as much as we can. Our first live presenter was Teruko Ashida, who introduced her organic fruit farm in Amagasaki and the events she holds there. Peter Sterlacci followed up with a lively introduction to Personal Branding. Shuji Narita came next with a humorous look at common English mistakes made by Japanese, and he was followed by Carmen Tamas and Shawn White swapping musings about the charms of Japan and Romania. Our Beer Break was followed by a PKN formatted workshop on Old School Hip Hop by Warren Decker. Natsuko Shiraishi then introduced her work with groups of indigenous Mangyan on the island of Mindoro in the Philippines. The audience was then treated to the trials and tribulations of learning how to scull by Richard Miller, and Wes Lang rounded out the night with a poetic look at Unkai, or the sea of clouds that can be viewed from various summits in Japan. We again enlisted the help of several students in introducing the presenters and keeping the evening full of unexpected twists and turns, and are already looking forward to PKN Nishinomiya Volume 13 on July 6th.Calendar As we mentioned yesterday, tonight (May 15) you can look forward to PKN Helsingborg Vol. 8, and then tomorrow night (May 16) Wagga Wagga will be hosting its PKN Vol. 6.

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PechaKucha Night Vol. 1 in Tegus

Greetings from Tegucigalpa, or we locals call it, Tegus! In 3 very short weeks we will be launching the first PechaKucha Night ever in our Central American country of Honduras. We have just revealed our amazing poster designed by the very talented designer Alicia Medina, a cool lady whose experience includes illustration, branding, and art direction among other things. The poster design is based on popular local handicrafts that are a symbol of Honduras - handpainted clay roosters in bright, happy colors.  During this first volume of PechaKucha Tegus we'll be sharing stories from chefs, yoginis, actors, film directors, artists, street artists and even beer brewers. It's bound to be a vibrant mix of ideas and interesting people on this warm summer night.  We'll keep you all posted on how our very first night goes. We're really excited and we think it'll be a total hit. Til next time!

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Poster for PKN Hong Kong Vol. 20

Here's a look at the dual posters -- in English and Chinese -- for Hong Kong's upcoming PechaKucha Night Vol. 20, set for July 4, revealing another way the new branding can work. For more details on the event itself, please visit the official event page.

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Poster for PKN Shizuoka Vol. 2

Another fantastic new poster that shows off our updated branding guidelines, this time from Shizuoka, for the city's upcoming PechaKucha Night Vol. 2 (on July 19). Visit the official event page for more details.

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8000 at PKN Tel Aviv!

The biggest PechaKucha Nights are always held in Tel Aviv, where each volume attracts an audience of 4000 -- done over 2 events in one evening -- but the city's latest edition trumped that number. Since the events always sell out within minutes of tickets going on sale, for Vol. 16 they decided to still do 2 sessions in one evening, but to then double that over 2 nights. Result? PechaKucha Night Vol. 16 in Tel Aviv attracted a whopping 8000 over its 4 sessions! Here's organizer Anat Safran with more on the event: We've been having a "double-pecha" night for quite a while now, with two shows on the same night and 2000 people at each presentation. Yet, tickets were sold out in minutes and many people weren't able to come. So this time we made a "double-double pecha" with two shows per night and two nights in a row. This is a total of 8000 people! We opened our tickets sales and our site crashed immediately. Once it was recovered, tickets sales went on just great, and for the first time ever there were tickets available for 5 days! Until they sold out 2 days before the event... It was quite an adventure putting on the same event four times, the presenters were just great, and the public got a unique experience each time. We had some amazing stuff going on stage: A designer who works with smells, a photographer who told the story of a special woman through photo albums she has found at the flee market, a couple of cinema directors who recorded kids interpretation to modern art pieces on audio guides at the museum, a group who has invented a new kind of performance style mixing live cinema, theater, and puppetry, a graphic designer who created the branding for an imaginary Israel in Africa, a performance group who investigate the art of kissing. They invited the couples in the public to stand up and kiss in the middle of their presentation and it was amazing! A choreographer who created a special piece where dancers would act on stage according to public choices made live by voting. A photographer and journalist who told the incredible story of sesamy, a hungarian artist who took a hilarious series of photos of grannies in Tel Aviv, and a magnificent singers band, a trio of girls, inspired by the harmonic music of the 30s. Boy, it was quit a night, and another night... See all of the photos from the event in this Facebook gallery.

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Juho Viitasalo

We always try to bring some Christmas cheer to our December PechaKucha Night, and so for Tuesday's Vol. 120 (December 16) we welcome industrial designer Juho Viitasalo, with a presentation about the branding of Christmas and Santa Claus around the world.12月のペチャクチャナイトにクリスマスの歓喜をお届けするために火曜夜の Vol. 120 (12/16) は インダストリアルデザイナーの Juho Viitasaloをご招待。 世界中のクリスマスとサンタクロースのブランディングについてお話いただきます。

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Merry Christmas!

It's Christmas Day, and so why not find out a bit more about how Santa Claus came to be through this wonderful presentation from last week's PechaKucha Night Vol. 120 by Juho Viitasalo. 今日はクリスマス☆サンタクロースについてもっと知りたい方は先週のペチャクチャナイトVol. 120 での Juho Viitasaloの素敵なプレゼンテーションを是非ご覧ください!

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Branding Christmas

“This particular American company commissioned an American-born Finnish man to create a character for their seasonal sales event…” Product and industrial designer Juho Viitasalo takes to the stage for a special exercise examining the branding behind Christmas. In “Branding Christmas” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 120, he discusses the origins of Santa Claus, Coca-Cola’s role in the holiday, and the expectations set by companies from all over.


Announcing Our Presenters for Volume 6 - March 29, 2018

We are super excited to announce our next line up of speakers for our sixth volume of PechaKucha Night #ldnont. On Thursday, March 29, we will have SIX super cool presenters. Here is the lineup (in no particular order yet):   Alex Leonard: 10 Steps to Branding Yourself Online Brea Hickey: #BetheChange Elias Puurunen: What is an Expert, Anyway? Amy Mathias: #BeccaToldMeTo Gaurav Shinde: Memories are greater than dreams Paul Grech: Holy smokes... I'm fat! Ila Mada: Becoming an Advocate     Join us at Innovation Works London at 6:20pm on Thursday, March 29. Get Your FREE Ticket Now. On the night of PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 6, please consider making a $1 to the PechaKucha global fund and/or bring an item for the London Food Bank. High-fives and fist bumps all around! Janic & Andrew