pecha kucha

what a night!

Pecha Kucha Vol 4 drew a crowd of over 350 people last week to Privé. Apparently there was a line outside the club and people thought there was a famous DJ in town. Instead there were ten Hong Kong-based creatives and collectives, talking about their inspirations and design work! Hosted by Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design, this installment was curated by our studio Whitespace. We invited talented friends and collaborators such as FAK3 and Emily Eldridge to speak alongside some new friends such as Chris Dingcong and Postgal Workshop. We were amazed with the turnout and despite a few technical glitches at the start, everyone loved the presentations.

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The view of the club from where the speakers stood, with the audience trying to get the best look at the big screen.

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Oriana joins Shiva, Nicole and Collin after talking about Chariots on Fire, her concept store in San Francisco.

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Pam and John from Postgal shows some of the amazing character animation and commercial work they've done for Vita and Coca-Cola.

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Lance gets obsessive about his collection of vintage ephemera, which inspires his work for André 3000's clothing label, Benjamin Bixby and Polo Ralph Lauren.

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Calvin, Lance, Emily, Greg, Chris and Ree Yong were all brilliant.

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pecha kucha vol.4 hong kong

Whitespace is hosting the next Pecha Kucha Night in Hong Kong next Wednesday February 25th at Privé. Meaning "the sound of conversation" in Japanese, Pecha Kucha was started by Klein Dytham Architecture in 2003 as a way for creatives to meet up and share work or experiences. Each speaker has just 6 minutes and 40 seconds to talk about 20 slides keeping the format fast and furious. Volume 4 includes 10 creatives handpicked by Whitespace including: Greg Pearce (One Space), Lance Chiu (Lanciple), Oriana Reich (Oriana Reich Creative Services), Emily Eldridge, Johnny Wong & Miho Hirabayashi (FAK3), Chris Dingcong (Springtime Design), Calvin Yu (R3SP3CT), Postgal Workshop, Nic Tinworth (Fluid) & Ree-yong Yuen (Ree-yong Pet Lifestyle) will share their ideas and work in Architecture, Graphic Design, Brand Strategy, Product Design, Animation Design, Web Design and more.

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