Monthly Archives: February 2013

ELEKTROKATZE: A journal of adjacent thought

Named for our kitten, ELEKTROKATZE is the sibling site to ChowPourianLab: a journal of adjacent thought. It’s a personal time capsule; part diary, part digest. It’s also the place for musings on the stuff of life: design, art, craft, reading,… Continue reading

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PechaKucha is 10!

Ten years ago, the first PechaKucha Night was held in Tokyo. We lived there when it began, and from thereon the last Wednesday of the month was pencilled in with PKN as a default. The brainchild of Klein Dytham architecture,… Continue reading

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Wanderlust of the mind

Standing in front of the cooker dishes at Barefoot College, I had a flash: A parabolic solar cooker by Anish Kapoor and an expert Swiss watchmaker. How spectacular would that be? Would the extra facets and minute precision movement make… Continue reading

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David Byrne’s bike racks @ BAM

I did a double-take when I saw this. It was like seeing your child playing with strangers. (I say this, and I have no children!) I first began playing with these same modular forms to create letters of the alphabet… Continue reading

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Homage to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and Le Petit Prince (a.k.a. “what’s up with that snake and elephant?”)

Got this in my news feed, highlights mine. The question surprised me. Yes, it is the Year of the Snake and this event falls just after the Chinese New Year break. The illustration in question is re-drawn from Antoine de… Continue reading

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Happy Snake!

Gung Hei Fat Choi! Happy Chinese New Year and Best Wishes for a healthy, wealthy Year of the Snake!

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PechaKucha Night HK – Chinese poster

Working toward bilingual communications… So far all but one of our presentations have been in English, but Cantonese presentations are welcome!

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