LAPTOP / PARIS / MAR 5, 2014
Hello, The Laptop!
Introducing AQ
Paul Baron
Partner, Mobile lead, UX
!
1977>1998 Paris (Singer in a band, Judo)
>2002 London (BA Graphic Des.)
>2014 Tokyo ...
Tomomi Sasaki
Project planning & management
UX for digital products and services
!
Grew up in the United States (4yo-11yo)...
Founded in Tokyo, 2004.
Four designers, two project directors, one engineer, one studio manager.
AQ builds digital services and
products to help people unlock
the potential in themselves and
the world around them.
Projects
Product and Service Design
A digital training tool for the Japanese
sports manufacturer, ASICS.
One web app, iOS and Android versions, and seven “rac...
A tablet-optimised
interactive infographics site for Google.
multiscreen.withgoogle.com
sayhi.co
A global community for
real-time storytelling.
An experimental emotion tracker device
for health-related chronic stress patients.
Creative communities
We mentor at two startup accelerators,
helping startups design their services.
We organise a monthly meetup for
designers and developers to 

inspire & learn from each other.
Paul and Tomomi also operate a 

non-profit organisation that publishes event listings
for art/design via a website+apps+fr...
AQ @ Le Laptop
Pourquoi ouvrir une antenne a l’étranger?
!
• Valider et renforcer notre approche du design en la
testant hors du Japon, e...
Pourquoi le Laptop?
!
• Un très bel environnement de travail
• Un réseau qui partagent nos convictions
• Des connaissances...
AQ au Laptop?
!
• Une nouvelle voix, vision du design à ajouter au mix
existant
• Un savoir faire de suivi de projets à pa...
paul@aqworks.com
tomomi@aqworks.com
but let’s talk later!
!
http://aqworks.com
Case studies and essays on UI/UX
ありがとうございまし...
AQ agency (short presentation @le_laptop #apero)
AQ agency (short presentation @le_laptop #apero)
AQ agency (short presentation @le_laptop #apero)
AQ agency (short presentation @le_laptop #apero)
AQ agency (short presentation @le_laptop #apero)
AQ agency (short presentation @le_laptop #apero)
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AQ agency (short presentation @le_laptop #apero)
AQ agency (short presentation @le_laptop #apero)
AQ agency (short presentation @le_laptop #apero)
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AQ agency (short presentation @le_laptop #apero)
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AQ Works is a digital agency founded in Tokyo in 2004. Four designers, two project directors, one engineer, one studio manager.
Paul Baron and Tomomi Sasaki presented their company in march 2014 during an apero.
AQ builds digital services and products to help people unlock the potential in themselves and the world around them.
http://www.aqworks.com

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  1. 1. LAPTOP / PARIS / MAR 5, 2014 Hello, The Laptop! Introducing AQ
  2. 2. Paul Baron Partner, Mobile lead, UX ! 1977>1998 Paris (Singer in a band, Judo) >2002 London (BA Graphic Des.) >2014 Tokyo (Sumo career?)
  3. 3. Tomomi Sasaki Project planning & management UX for digital products and services ! Grew up in the United States (4yo-11yo) Background in computer science 朋 美 Mi (beautiful) Tomo (friend, companion)
  4. 4. Founded in Tokyo, 2004. Four designers, two project directors, one engineer, one studio manager.
  5. 5. AQ builds digital services and products to help people unlock the potential in themselves and the world around them.
  6. 6. Projects Product and Service Design
  7. 7. A digital training tool for the Japanese sports manufacturer, ASICS. One web app, iOS and Android versions, and seven “race” apps. myasics.com
  8. 8. A tablet-optimised interactive infographics site for Google. multiscreen.withgoogle.com
  9. 9. sayhi.co A global community for real-time storytelling.
  10. 10. An experimental emotion tracker device for health-related chronic stress patients.
  11. 11. Creative communities
  12. 12. We mentor at two startup accelerators, helping startups design their services.
  13. 13. We organise a monthly meetup for designers and developers to 
 inspire & learn from each other.
  14. 14. Paul and Tomomi also operate a 
 non-profit organisation that publishes event listings for art/design via a website+apps+free magazine.
  15. 15. AQ @ Le Laptop
  16. 16. Pourquoi ouvrir une antenne a l’étranger? ! • Valider et renforcer notre approche du design en la testant hors du Japon, en nous immergeant dans une région au tissu social plus hétérogène. • Rencontrer les talents locaux et étendre notre réseau • Accroitre notre réputation au Japon et à l’international
  17. 17. Pourquoi le Laptop? ! • Un très bel environnement de travail • Un réseau qui partagent nos convictions • Des connaissances qui nous permettent un atterrissage plus doux, contrôlé et efficace a Paris
  18. 18. AQ au Laptop? ! • Une nouvelle voix, vision du design à ajouter au mix existant • Un savoir faire de suivi de projets à partager • Un partenaire avec une force d’exécution dev • Et vos rêves les plus fous!
  19. 19. paul@aqworks.com tomomi@aqworks.com but let’s talk later! ! http://aqworks.com Case studies and essays on UI/UX ありがとうございました! Merci!

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