TEDxers remix the TEDCity2.0 poster from a kit of parts


Originally posted on TED Blog:

What is the city of the future? What will it look like? How will it come to be? This weekend, from Taipei to Melbourne to Mexico City, over 100 local organizers will offer their answers at TEDx events in honor of TEDCity2.0, a day-long TED event celebrating urban innovation.

TED challenged organizers to remix the official TEDCity2.0 posters, which were designed by the firm Kiss Me I’m Polish. The group offered up a design guide to help organizers customize their poster with a lot of local flavor — with really impressive results.  

Here, some of our favorite customized posters…

TEDxChristchurch in New Zealand. Organizer Kaila Colbin says: “Christchurch is a city best defined by transition, as it seeks to rebuild and reinvent itself following the major earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Today, the city is littered with shipping containers and broken buildings, but it also boasts seeds of life as creative temporary projects have begun to spring up: a summer events pavilion made entirely of blue shipping pallets or a Cathedral made out of cardboard. These are all signs of the re-emergence of Christchurch as a place to experiment and grow.” TEDxChristchurch in New Zealand. Organizer Kaila Colbin says: “Christchurch is a city best defined by transition, as it seeks to rebuild and reinvent itself following the major earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Today, the city is littered with shipping containers and broken buildings, but it also boasts seeds of…

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