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From the Ted Talk by Philippe Starck: Design and destiny

Unscramble the Blue Letters

After, there is the narcissistic design: it's a fantastic designer who dgneiss only for other fantastic designers. (leuhatgr) After, there is people like me, who try to deesrve to exist, and who are so ashamed to make this usesles job, who try to do it in another way, and they try, I try, to not make the oejcbt for the object but for the result, for the profit for the human being, the person who will use it. If we take the toothbrush — I don't think about the toothbrush. I think, "What will be the effect of the brush in the mouth?" And to understand what will be the effect of the toothbrush in the mouth, I must imagine: Who owns this mouth? What is the life of the owner of this mouth? In what sctioey [does] this guy live? What civilization ceeatrs this society? What animal secepis creates this civilization? When I arrive — and I take one minute, I am not so intelligent — when I arrive at the level of animal species, that becomes real interesting.

Open Cloze

After, there is the narcissistic design: it's a fantastic designer who _______ only for other fantastic designers. (________) After, there is people like me, who try to _______ to exist, and who are so ashamed to make this _______ job, who try to do it in another way, and they try, I try, to not make the ______ for the object but for the result, for the profit for the human being, the person who will use it. If we take the toothbrush — I don't think about the toothbrush. I think, "What will be the effect of the brush in the mouth?" And to understand what will be the effect of the toothbrush in the mouth, I must imagine: Who owns this mouth? What is the life of the owner of this mouth? In what _______ [does] this guy live? What civilization _______ this society? What animal _______ creates this civilization? When I arrive — and I take one minute, I am not so intelligent — when I arrive at the level of animal species, that becomes real interesting.

Solution

  1. designs
  2. species
  3. creates
  4. object
  5. society
  6. deserve
  7. laughter
  8. useless

Original Text

After, there is the narcissistic design: it's a fantastic designer who designs only for other fantastic designers. (Laughter) After, there is people like me, who try to deserve to exist, and who are so ashamed to make this useless job, who try to do it in another way, and they try, I try, to not make the object for the object but for the result, for the profit for the human being, the person who will use it. If we take the toothbrush — I don't think about the toothbrush. I think, "What will be the effect of the brush in the mouth?" And to understand what will be the effect of the toothbrush in the mouth, I must imagine: Who owns this mouth? What is the life of the owner of this mouth? In what society [does] this guy live? What civilization creates this society? What animal species creates this civilization? When I arrive — and I take one minute, I am not so intelligent — when I arrive at the level of animal species, that becomes real interesting.

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Important Words

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