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Dreamliner of Design
Paul Pugh is the Executive Creative Director for Amazon Kindle and Fire Products, and in this personal presentation for Tokyo Designers Week 2014, he takes us on a tour of the dreamliner of his dreams, using the exercise to also illustrate his design philosophy. Pull up your seat, and prepare to take flight in Paul's imaginary vessel of design.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 14, 2014.
The Tiniest Best Boat
BY LINDSAY MUSCATO
@ VOL 33
ON MAR 03, 2015
What is the simplest vessel — that you can send out into the world — to contain your passion?
In The Tiniest Best Boat from PechaKucha Night Chicago Vol. 33, Lindsay Muscato is guessing that it's been a while since you've written a letter, but that's alright, leave it to her to write one for you! We see that Lindsay has written hundreds of letters for strangers on typewriters, and has discovered something really special about herself through it all — find out just what that is!
This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 6th, 2017.
Bringing a Big Boat Back to Life
BY LIZ MCENANEY
@ VOL 8
ON MAR 04, 2016
Liz McEnaney is an urban historian and preservatioist who has worked in exotic locales such as Maputo, New Delhi, and even New York City! She co-founded BldgBlok - an app that provides tourists with location-based historic content.
Liz's latest restoration project is a big one! The SS Columbia - America's oldest excursion steamship - is making its way back to the Hudson River - listen to her tale of bringing the ship back to life!
Learn more about the SS Columbia project here
The Journey of Life Through the Vessel
BY CORRINA SEPHORA
@ VOL 30
ON AUG 21, 2016
Corrina Sephora is a well known artist and sculpture here in Atlanta, having worked in the city for some years now. She joins us for Vol 30 to speak about a theme in her work, that of boats, a theme that spans media beyond her known metal work. Listen in for Corrina's 20x20!
From Barrel to Bottle
BY WILL DRUCKER
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Will Drucker is a sustainability practitioner and whiskey lover. At PechaKucha Night NYC, Will takes us through the history and process of whiskey making - from the tree to the bottle!
Will is devoted to building businesses that support the circular economy. Will hails from the cities and farms of the Midwest. College took him to Vermont where he studied neuroscience and deepened his love for the natural world. Will can't resist music, birds, biking, good food and adventure.
Zoning New York
BY MARCH CHADWICK
@ NEW YORK BUILD
ON MAR 16, 2017
Listen to this mashup of a PechaKucha presentation by author Anthony Hayden-Guest and architect March Chadwick - about architectural zoning of New York City and its social inhabitants.
Anthony Haden-Guest is a British-American writer, reporter, cartoonist, art critic, poet, and socialite who lives in New York and London. He is a frequent contributor to major magazines and has had several books published
March Chadwick, is CEO of M.Arch Architects and CEO of Zoner, www.zoner.city. Architect, professor, and software developer, B.Arch U.Tenn, M.Arch Georgia Tech.
Discovering Lost Treasures
BY CARL WILLIAMS
@ VOL 20
ON APR 19, 2017
Carl Williams lives in tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. Here he tells the incredible tale of his experience as a salvage diver in 1984. Carl and his crew uncover the wreck of a Dutch East Indian vessel, sunk in 1752. The treasure they uncover creates an international frenzy amongst collectors and historians.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
We were very happy to see some PechaKucha love shown on the Architecture for Humanity Chicago website, first with the appearance of Katherine Darnstadt's presentation "Design Like You Give a Damn," from PechaKucha Night in Chicago Vol. 12 -- you do know that you can embed PK presentations, right? And as organizer Peter Exley points out, the "Street Furniture Competition" entries include a few PKN Chicago vets, notably Joseph Altshuler (Vol. 13) and Eylül Wintermeyer (Vol. 9). "Chicago fans will remember Eylül's megalomaniacal wine vessel and bread maker that sustained thousands in New York, Joseph looking through Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window into the lives of his Chicago neighbors, and Katherine eating dirt, literally." If you're in Chicago, you won't want to miss the next volume.
The Tiniest Best Boat
What is the simplest vessel — that you can send out into the world — to contain your passion? Lindsay Muscato is guessing that it's been a while since you've written a letter, but that's alright, leave it to her to write one for you! In “The Tiniest Best Boat” from PKN Chicago Vol. 33, we see that Lindsay has written hundreds of letters for strangers on typewriters, and has discovered something really special about herself through it all — find out just what that is!