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Topic: Jony Ive

Apple confirms retirement of Greg Christie as sources rebut claims of internal struggle

04/10/2014, 12:04 am

In statements furnished to multiple news outlets on Wednesday, Apple confirmed that Human Interface director Greg Christie will be leaving the company in a planned exit later this year, while additional reporting has disputed claims that his departure was a result of a spat with design chief Jony Ive.

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Rumor: Apple UI chief Greg Christie set to leave after clashes with Jony Ive [update: confirmed]

04/09/2014, 03:04 pm

Longtime Apple human interface director Greg Christie, who has been with the iPhone maker since 1996, is said to be planning an exit after his relationship with recently-elevated senior vice president of design Jony Ive allegedly turned sour.

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Apple's Ive describes struggle for perfection in interview, calls copycat designs 'theft'

03/17/2014, 12:03 am

In an interview published on Sunday, Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive lifted a corner to Apple's veil of secrecy, offering a peek into his process of "making" and how an Apple product stands apart from other designs.

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Apple's Jony Ive nearly gave up on industrial design in college

02/20/2014, 04:02 pm

More than 20 years ago, renowned designer Tom Karen helped to shape Apple's future when he took on the task of talking a teenaged Jonathan Ive out of giving up on a future in industrial design.

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Apple design chief Jony Ive temporarily disappears from executive leadership directory [u]

02/17/2014, 07:02 am

A Monday morning update to Apple's executive leadership page saw Senior Vice President of Design Jony Ive's profile dropped from the list of Apple's most senior leaders, though it has since been reinstated.

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Hands-off with millions of dollars worth of Product (RED) items designed by Apple's Jony Ive

11/19/2013, 04:11 pm

A new Product (RED) cylindrical Mac Pro, golden EarPods, a one-of-a-kind Leica Digital Rangefinder Camera, and other products designed by Apple's Jony Ive are now on display in New York City ahead of a charity auction later this week. AppleInsider was on-hand Tuesday an exclusive up-close -- but hands-off -- look at the items that will be sold for a good cause.

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Apple's Jony Ive and designer Marc Newson detail upcoming (RED) auction in video

11/11/2013, 09:11 pm

Auction house Sotheby's released a short teaser of its upcoming (RED) charity auction on Monday, with curators Jony Ive and Marc Newson describing how they selected and, in some cases, created the pieces up for bid.

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Customized Product (RED) Mac Pro revealed for upcoming charity auction

10/25/2013, 06:10 pm

Auction house Sotheby's on Friday outed another collaboration between Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive and acclaimed industrial designer Marc Newson, this time a custom Product (RED) edition Mac Pro.

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Apple designer Ive's custom charity desk revealed in new pics

10/11/2013, 12:10 pm

Images emerged on Friday of a custom aluminum desk co-designed by Apple's Jony Ive for Bono's Product(RED) charity auction, showing that Ive's minimalist aesthetic carries through even in furniture design.

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Apple's Jony Ive on design: 'The most important thing is that you care'

10/10/2013, 06:10 pm

In an interview with Vanity Fair, Apple design chief Jony Ive gave insight into the mindset that guides his design process, revealing what he described as a "fanatical" attention to detail.

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Apple designer Jony Ive's custom charity Leica rangefinder revealed

10/08/2013, 12:10 pm

One of the flagship products of next month's Product (RED) charity auction, a custom Leica rangefinder camera designed by Apple's Jony Ive and fellow industrial design superstar Marc Newson, has been unveiled by the German manufacturer.

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Apple's Ive and Federighi discuss collaboration, design and more in interview

09/26/2013, 05:09 am

When Bloomberg ran its latest cover story on Apple last week, most of the highlights came from CEO Tim Cook, but on Wednesday the full interviews of Jony Ive and Craig Federighi were published, offering a deeper look into the duo's collaboration on iOS 7, the new iPhones and Apple's mission.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook on cheap smartphones: 'We're not in the junk business'

09/19/2013, 08:09 am

Facing criticism over higher-than-expected pricing of the new iPhone 5c, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has defended his company's strategy, saying there's plenty of room to grow — and retain its profits — in the high-end handset market.

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Apple's Jony Ive collaborates with U2's Bono on gold EarPods for charity

09/09/2013, 02:09 pm

Apple Senior Vice President of Design Jony Ive has joined forces with fellow industrial designer Marc Newson and U2 frontman Bono's Product Red to create several one-of-a-kind pieces for an auction to benefit The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

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Purported iOS 7 screens may show flat effects of Jony Ive's influence

06/03/2013, 03:06 pm

Skeuomorphism appears to be on the way out in the newest version of Apple's iOS platform, as a new screenshot claims to show iOS 7 with aspects of the much anticipated "flat" design aesthetic brought in by Sir Jony Ive.

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Editorial: Apple's iOS 7 needs exclusive, distinctive features, not just a flat UI

05/25/2013, 04:05 pm

There's intense interest blooming around reports that Apple plans to revamp the look of iOS 7 with a flatter appearance. But there's more reason to believe that Apple is - or should be - focusing on features, not a radical new appearance.

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Despite Apple's internal delays, iOS 7 'will ship on time' - report

05/01/2013, 03:05 pm

Though Apple is allegedly reassigning personnel to expedite development of iOS 7, the next-generation mobile operating system for iPhone and iPad will still meet the company's internal deadlines, according to a new report.

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'Dramatic changes' to Apple's iOS 7 said to include Calendar, Mail app overhauls

05/01/2013, 08:05 am

Under the control of lead designer Jony Ive, iOS 7 will reportedly see a significant overhaul that is expected to bring about new looks for the native Calendar and Mail applications for iPhone and iPad.

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Apple design chief Jony Ive makes Time's 100 Most Influential list

04/18/2013, 01:04 pm

Apple's Sir Jonathan Ive is the recipient of yet another accolade, having been named to Time Magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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Apple's Ive brings software, hardware teams together in push for 'flat design'

03/21/2013, 05:03 pm

Tasked with overseeing Apple's human interface efforts, Senior Vice President of Industrial Design Jony Ive has reportedly brought the company's hardware and mobile software design teams together in a push toward a simpler and more cohesive "flat design," according to a new report.

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