Apple Design Chief Jony Ive Part of TIME’s Top 100 Influential People
2013 marks the 10th year TIME has compiled the 100 most influential people in the world. But this year the list contains Apple’s head of industrial design Jonathan Ive, alongside 99 other influencers, such as Barack Obama or Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!. Each influencer is accompanied by several paragraphs to emphasize why the person […]
WSJ: Jony Ive Pushing for a Stark and Simple iOS 7 Design
When Apple announced executive management changes back in October 2012 resulting in Scott Forstall and John Browett leaving the company, its argument was that it would “encourage even more collaboration between the Company’s world-class hardware, software and services teams.”
Apple’s Jony Ive Explored Nike Watch Designs During the Mid-2000s
Earlier today Bloomberg reiterated an Apple iWatch could launch in 2013, with other sources from The Verge noting such a device could run iOS. Within the article, Scott Wilson, the creator of the Lunatik iPod nano watch accessory was quoted as saying Apple had previously ordered boxes of a particular sports watch from Nike–when he […]
Sir Jonathan Ive Awarded Gold Blue Peter Badge
Apple’s design chief, Sir Jonathan Ive, who is now responsible for the look and feel of the company’s software user interfaces as well, was honoured with a gold Blue Peter badge by the BBC’s Blue Peter program.
Apple Wins Glass Trackpad Patent Designed By Steve Jobs & Jony Ive
A design patent for aluminium unibody MacBook’s glass trackpad developed by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and chief designer Jony Ive has been awarded to Apple today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, reports AppleInsider. The patent is titled as ‘Portable Computer’ and illustrates the ornamental design for a portable computer. The U.S. Patent No. D674382 is a […]
TechCrunch: Apple to Acquire Snapguide, Even After the Latter Denies It
TechCrunch is reporting Apple might be acquiring Snapguide, even though the latter’s co-founder Daniel Raffel responded and denied any discussions with Apple: “Snapguide has not been acquired by, nor is in acquisition conversations with, Apple,” he said, “While we have a ton of respect for Apple, and love developing products on iOS, it would be […]
Tim Cook Talks About the Executive Reshuffle, New Roles, And More
Bloomberg BusinessWeek published a lengthy interview with Tim Cook looking back over the past 16 months of work as Apple CEO. In addition to what we’ve already learned from the NBC interview aired last night, Apple CEO goes on to explain how the recent executive reshuffle will change the company’s new products.
Watch This Amusing Jony Ive Video From 1997 Discussing The 20th Anniversary Mac [VIDEO]
Folks over at OSX Daily have dug up an interesting video of Apple design chief Jony Ive, discussing the limited edition 20th Anniversary Mac in 1997. Even 15 years back, Jony Ive is seen detailing the product, design and experience in his typical “poetic” manner. As the source so correctly points out, you could literally insert an iMac or an iOS product […]
Stepping in for the Part of Steve Jobs: Jony Ive
Once in a long while, on a very special day, you can be shoe shopping and try on a pair that feels amazing… almost as if you’ve owned those shoes forever and broken them in and made them yours and… forgive me, I’ve digressed. The point is, sometimes something new will surprise you by fitting […]
NYT: Apple Executive Shuffle Could Result in the End of Skeuomorphism
The New York Times notes the recent executive shuffle at Apple, specifically the firing of iOS chief Scott Forstall could lead to the end of skeuomorphism, which many higher ups opposed.
Jony Ive Discusses The Design Work Put Into Apple’s Earpods
We told you earlier that Apple announced and released their new headphones “Earpods” to the public. Apple has never really made changes to the earbuds of their headphones and today that has changed. Apple has posted a video to their website explaining the design process and the reasoning for the release of Earpods. In a […]
Jonathan Ive Buys A $25 Million House On San Francisco’s Gold Coast
Apple’s senior vice president of industrial design Jonathan Ive a.k.a Jony Ive, who is widely credited for his unique industrial designs of the iPod and iPhone, has reportedly purchased a $25 million house on one of San Francisco’s most exclusive blocks (via WSJ). According to people familiar with the deal, Jony, who has been living in San Francisco with […]