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Cat’s Cradle in Canadian news: The Chronicle Herald

We’re pleased to have received more coverage from Canada – this time from The Chronicle Herald, Canada’s largest independently-owned newspaper. It’s based in Halifax, which is also home of NSCAD where I did my design degree. Happy to have Haligonian… Continue reading

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Education and Public Speaking

We believe in sharing knowledge. In addition to organizing the PechaKucha Night series for Hong Kong, we look for ways to help the next generation of thinkers and creators. Here are some of the universities and design organizations who have… Continue reading

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Cat’s Cradle in Canadian news: The Globe and Mail

We’ve been picked up by the Canadian press! Online in the Design section of Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail – my go-to print publication when I’m home. Thank you Gayle MacDonald, for the interview! >> The Globe and… Continue reading

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PechaKucha App

Get your daily PechaKucha fix! The nice folks at PechaKucha Night HQ have been busy making a new app which was launched on February 20, just in time to mark the 14th anniversary of the first event in Tokyo. >>… Continue reading

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Cat’s Cradle in Swedish news

Norrbottens Kuriren, the oldest newspaper in Swedish Lapland, included Cat’s Cradle in its coverage. The printed version was published on December 28, 2016 (see below). The title Mer konst att se i Jukkasjärvi means “More art to see in Jukkasjärvi”… Continue reading

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Cat‘s Cradle: The Making of an Art Suite for ICEHOTEL Sweden

Our first video is up on our new YouTube channel! In December 2016, we built an art suite for ICEHOTEL Sweden, in Jukkasjärvi – a cool 200km north of the Arctic Circle. Take a peek behind the scenes at 14… Continue reading

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Our new YouTube Channel

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ICEHOTEL catalogue hot off the press!

If you follow us on Instagram, then you know about our adventures with ICEHOTEL Sweden. If not, here’s the scoop in a nutshell: we designed an art suite for ICEHOTEL’s annual international art symposium / hotel made of ice, which… Continue reading

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Happy Rooster!

Gung Hei Fat Choi! We’ve been posting on Instagram, and neglecting our blog… but better late than never – extremely belated Best Wishes for a healthy, wealthy and happy Year of the Rooster!

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Velo 3rd Gear: Bicycle Culture and Stories

ELEKTROKATZE has been featured in Velo 3rd Gear, the latest bicycle book by Gestalten! :-)

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Happy Monkey!

Gung Hei Fat Choi! Happy Chinese New Year! Best Wishes for a healthy, wealthy and fun-filled Year of the Monkey!

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PechaKucha Night HK Vol 26 – Look who’s talking

Mark it down! >> PechaKucha Night Hong Kong: Tuesday, December 1, 8-10pm, in collaboration with deTour 2015 at PMQ. >> RSVP on the Facebook event page Alberto Cipriani, Associate at RAD Ltd. (Research Architecture Design), will present a building renovation… Continue reading

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Katze Customs in the press…

A belated thank you to Jasmine Chan at TimeOut HK for the interview on ELEKTROKATZE! A few editorial mishaps but happy for the press just the same! :-) (Photo: Calvin Sit)

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A bit of press for PechaKucha…

A belated but hearty thank you to Pop Fugitives (Paul Haswell and Carolyn Wright) for the live interview on RTHK Radio 3 on August 2, and to Coconuts HK for the quick piece on July 31… Really appreciate the help… Continue reading

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ELEKTROKATZE in 6 min 40 seconds

Watch Huschang’s PechaKucha presentation on ELEKTROKATZE (recorded at PKN HK17 on September 20, 2013). >> PechaKucha presentation on ELEKTROKATZE

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Tokyo TDC Vol. 25

As mentioned earlier, ELEKTROKATZE was ‘selected as one of the works deemed “Excellent”’ by the Tokyo Type Directors Club. The book is now available in design bookshops and online. Check the link below for details. >> Tokyo TDC Vol.25

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Happy Goat!

Gung Hei Fat Choi! It’s the Year of the Goat! (Or maybe Sheep, depending on who you ask…) In any case, all the best wishes for a year filled with great health, wealth and oodles of happiness! :-)

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Merry Happy

Merry merry & Happy happy to all for the holidays and 2015!

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On the radio…

PechaKucha Night Hong Kong meets Swedish Design tomorrow night in collaboration with Detour at PMQ! RTHK Radio 3’s Thomas Latter interviewed Sonia in a segment for Around Town. Listen here for a refresher on what PechaKucha Night is, how it… Continue reading

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TONIGHT’S PECHAKUCHA POSTPONED

In light of current events with the protests, tonight’s PechaKucha Night will be postponed. It really feels wrong to hold a PechaKucha Night Hong Kong while Hong Kong is going through one of the biggest moments in its history. Sincerest… Continue reading

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SCMP Play List

A belated thanks to Kate Whitehead and the South China Morning Post for the feature in last Sunday’s Play List! :)

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Ming Pao Weekly coverage

Another case of ‘better late than never’… Along with the other speakers, we were interviewed by Ming Pao Weekly during the HKDA Gold Winner’s Seminar Series. The article was published in the HK edition on May 24.

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PechaKucha Night HK vol 20 – Chinese poster

Getting closer to bilingual communications… So far all but two of our presentations have been in English, but just to reiterate: Cantonese presentations are welcome! >> EVENT DETAILS And the English poster… Thank you Amanda Chan for translating!

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TDC Tokyo

ELEKTROKATZE has been ‘selected as one of the works deemed “Excellent”’ and will be published in Tokyo TDC, Vol. 25 – The Best in International Typography & Design, in the category of Mark & Logotype / Corporate Stationery / Branding.… Continue reading

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More GDA Gold news…

A bit delayed with this post – but better late than never! As part of the GDA Gold Award Winners Seminar Series, we were pleased to speak at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on May 10 with the… Continue reading

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