I Went To RISD

15 January 2013

Meet Vooza’s Head Designer. You don’t get design the way he gets design. Dieter Rams designed his toothbrush!


>> Still find this amusing do we.
>> No, no, no, no.
>> Your outfit’s terrific.
>> Yeah.

>> I don’t think you get design the way I get design.
>> I went to RISD, okay?
>> Rhode Island School of Design.
>> Ever heard of it?
>> Have a wallpaper magazine, ever heard of that?
>> Subscriber since 2003.
>> Okay?
>> My furniture in my apartment is arranged
>> according to one of Josef Muller-Brockmanns grids.
>> I’ve got three houseplants and each one
>> is from a different zen garden from Kyoto.
>> Dieter Rams designed my toothbrush.
>> I’ve met Jonathan Ive’s housekeeper’s son.
>> Okay.
>> Ever heard of the typographer Tobias Frere-Jones?

>> Well, I am the one who convinced him to
>> keep the Frere in his name, you know why?
>> Because I get design.
>> I went to RISD, did I mention that?
>> You mentioned.
>> I did.

>> So when I tell you that my outfit
>> is from the cutting edge of fashion from Helsinki!
>> You all might wanna listen.

>> I guess I, I guess I don’t get designed.
>> No.

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