Tag: Jony Ive

As Ive departs, Apple should refocus on durability and user interfaces

There’s no question that Apple’s design chief Jony Ive is leaving the company with a complicated legacy — too many elegant hardware designs and patent-worthy enabling innovations to count, offset by some profoundly misguided software interface decisions and an irritating track record of fragile products. It is now impossible to consider Apple’s triumphantly thin MacBook […]

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Jony Ive is reportedly leaving Apple over its stifling operations focus

Apple design chief Jony Ive officially announced his impending departure from the company last week, but apart from expressing an interest in working on some non-Apple projects, his reasons for leaving weren’t entirely clear. Now a Wall Street Journal report offers a more detailed look at the situation, which is apparently the result of years-long […]

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Apple design chief Jony Ive is leaving to form his own company

(Reuters) – Jony Ive, a close creative collaborator with Apple co-founder Steve Jobs whose iPhone and other designs fueled Apple’s rise to a $1 trillion company, will leave later this year to form an independent design company. Apple said Ive will continue work on its products at his new venture, but shares fell as much […]

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History Will Not Be Kind to Jony Ive

Jony Ive, the man most often credited with Apple’s visual, industrial, and product design, is leaving the company. He leaves a legacy of pushing its products toward disposability and unrepairability, a choice that has reverberated across the consumer electronics industry. With Ive as Chief Design Officer, Apple released the iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, […]

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