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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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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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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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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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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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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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GDA2013 Exhibition

Winning entries from the Global Design Awards 2013 competition are on exhibit until April 6 at Telford Plaza 1 (Kowloon Bay) and Popcorn (Tseung Kwan O). >> Exhibition details * Images courtesy of HKDA

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Gold

Happy and honoured to share the news that ELEKTROKATZE took home three awards at the Hong Kong Designers Association’s Global Design Awards 2013 ceremony last week! ELEKTROKATZE won Gold, HK Best, and Judge’s Choice Award (selected by Chiaki Murata from… Continue reading

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Where You Going? book launch

ChowPourianLab was interviewed by Jamie Winder and Iain Hector for their new book, Where You Going? Design Adventures in Southeast Asia, published by Basheer Graphic Books. There will be a book launch on August 7 in Singapore. Drop by if… Continue reading

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PechaKucha Night HK in LOFT Magazine

LOFT magazine, Spring 2013. Written by Catherine Shaw, photographs by Cheehaur Tan, Vic Shing (Art Surveillance), and Sean Creamer. Thanks for the coverage! >> LOFT Magazine

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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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UNESCO FISS: Cultural Development & Sustainability, part 2

A couple of snaps from yesterday’s event. It’s interesting to hear what others think about the state of HK culture and the West Kowloon Cultural District. Very happy to have been part of the discussion, and am looking forward to… Continue reading

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UNESCO Focus Issues Seminar Series: Cultural Development & Sustainability in Hong Kong

Sonia Chow will be one of five invited speakers at UNESCO’s Arts in Education Observatory for Research in Local Cultures and Creativity in Education “Focus Issues Seminar Series.” Join the discussion on cultural development and sustainability in Hong Kong. Open… Continue reading

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PechaKucha Night HK in Cathay Pacific’s inflight magazine!

Four-page article on PechaKucha Night HK by Kate Whitehead in the November 2012 issue of Silkroad, DragonAir / Cathay Pacific’s in-flight magazine for Asia-Pacific. Happy to be featured!

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PechaKucha Night HK – Wed Dec 5, 2012 @ XXX Gallery

Special guest at the next PKN HK: Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham architecture, and co-founder of PechaKucha Night! RSVP list is not open yet, so check back here or on the Facebook page closer to the date for priority entry.… Continue reading

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JR INSIDE OUT in HK, part 2

Two months after the casting for JR’s Inside Out Project in Hong Kong, we hit the opening of JR’s Pattern exhibit and – surprise! My face was staring back up at me from the footbridge! Later we heard that 175… Continue reading

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Exhibition @ the Harbinger, May 18 – 21

A new series of work by Sonia will be shown at the Harbinger Gallery (Waterloo, Ontario) as part of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts New Inductees Exhibition, May 18 – 21. COMMUNICATION BLOCKS plays with the interruption of an… Continue reading

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Design Mart

ChowPourianLab is participating in Design Mart, at Innocentre from August 13-15. We will be at Booth 45, Foyer A, ground floor atrium. Hope to see you there!

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