Created especially for Pecha Kucha Manchester, who curate inspiring talks from Manchester creatives using the 20x20 format: 20 images, 20 seconds per image. 
The event's theme was community, with ten Liverpool creatives being invited to talk about their projects. 
To reflect the cross-cultural exchange, I explored the concept of two groups coming together to make something new. 
I experimented with using warm, human tones: using two colours of paper (candy pink and natural), two typefaces, a two-colour riso-printing process, and mapping the City of Liverpool boundary in orange, with the Greater Manchester boundary overlapping in fluorescent pink. 
The patterns created were a tongue-in-cheek reference to the visiting and host cities being Birds and Bees: small egg ovals to represent the Liver "Birds" and a repeating hexagon pattern to hint at the Manchester "Bees". 
Within the brochure pack were materials for the two workshops we organised: The first was a speech bubble sticker sheet that guests were encouraged to letterpress with Red Button Press, and use to initiate interesting conversations with other those sitting next to them. The second was a leaf on a string, an invitation to write your favourite thing about Liverpool or Manchester and attach it to Found Fiction's Tall Tales tree, to create a community artwork.
Paper used: Colorplan 135gsm & Kiss Cut Sticker Stock both in Candy Pink and Natural, 
kindly supported by G.F.Smith.
Thanks to Red Button Press, and Found Fiction for conducting the workshops.
Thanks to Marc the Printers for the Risograph printing.
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