Apple Design

Do You Think Apple Has Lost its Design Mojo?

In a lengthy article, Fortune has addressed the question of whether Apple, the world’s most valuable company, has lost its design mojo, by citing some of the company’s biggest design wins and losses over the years, and arguing that neither are new phenomenon. The piece opens up with some of the customer complaints being made about the company. "The...

Jony Ive Reveals Insights on Apple’s New $5 Billion Headquarters

Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive has recently gone on the record in a new interview with the Wall Street Journal, sharing his insights on the Cupertino company's new $5 billion USD campus as well as the pressure he felt "carrying Apple forward" after the late CEO Steve Jobs' death. According to the exclusive interview, Ive...

Apple’s Products Are Difficult to Use, Design Guru Says

Apple has made its products more difficult to use by emphasising the appearance, former Apple VP and professor and director of the Design Lab at University of California Don Norman tells IDG Connect. His statement comes as a surprise in the light of the huge (500 million) iPhone user base Apple has and the device’s top...

Apple’s Jony Ive: Design Education is “Tragic”

While speaking at London's Design Museum yesterday, Apple’s legendary design chief and senior vice president Jonathan Ive (a.k.a Jony Ive) revealed that he struggles to hire young staff as schools are failing to teach them how to make physical products. According to Dezeen Daily, Ive attacked design schools for failing to teach students and relying too heavily on...

Ex-Apple Designer Busts 4 Myths About Apple Design

In an interview with Fast Company, former Apple designer Mark Kawano spoke about his time at Apple and also addressed all the myths the industry has about the company and its people. From myths like “Apple has the best designers”, to the notion that "Steve Jobs’ passion frightened everyone”, he frankly discussed it all while sharing...

Tom Karen Says He Talked Jony Ive out of Quitting Design Course

Industrial designer Tom Karen, who is famous for inventing the Raleigh Chopper and Bond Bug car, has revealed that he was the one who gave words of encouragement to Sir Jonathan Ive, Apple’s head of design, when he was ready to quit his design course at a Newcastle University, The Telegraph reports. (Sir Jony Ive poses with his Knight Commander medal...

Former Apple Designers Tell The History Of Company’s Iconic Designs

In an effort to find out how Apple went from commodity hardware to having the most iconic designs in the industry, Fast Company is offering up a six-part history of Apple’s rise titled "An Oral History Of Apple Design: 1992", as told by the company's former designers who were actually there. While the series will wrap up next week,...