Chapter Talks – Design E28 | Kris Tomasson (Vice President of Design NIO)

Chapter Design Podcast (English-language episode)

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Today’s guest of our English-language-version episode of »Chapter Talks – Design« is Kris Tomasson, Vice President of Design at NIO. He was born in New York, studied transportation design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California and has worked as a designer for renowned companies such as BMW, the Coca-Cola Company, Gulfstream Aerospace and Ford before he joined the Chinese start-up Next EV (NIO) in 2015. From his creative process over his inspiration sources and the significance of electric vehicles in defining the future of mobility – we gain some insights into Kris’ personal career journey, NIO’s design philosophy, the intersection of sustainability and luxury and the attention to detail that underpins NIO’s high-quality standards.

Chapter Talks – Design | Episode 28 | Host Timo Schmitt | Production Miri Marijanovic, Clemens Steinmüller | Music XTMPLX – »Mind Control«