Wired Magazine is running a short bit on pecha-kucha (Japanese for “chatter”). According to the piece, Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein, two Tokyo-based architects have turned PowerPoint into both art form and competitive sport. Their innovation applies a simple set of rules to presentations: exactly 20 slides displayed for 20 seconds each. That’s it. Say what you need to say in six minutes and 40 seconds of exquisitely matched words and images and then sit the hell down.
About David Burn
Co-founder, editor, and publisher of Adpulp.com. David wrote his first ad for a local political candidate when he was 17 years old. She won her race and the advertising hook was set early. Today, David is a brand messaging specialist working with positive companies, campaigns, and causes in Austin, Texas.