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Topic: Jony Ive

Apple's Jony Ive and Tesla's Elon Musk 'inseparable' in conversation at Oscars afterparty

02/25/2015, 12:02 pm

One of the top designers in the world and the leader in electric car technology were spotted engrossed in private conversation this past Sunday at an exclusive Academy Awards afterparty, amidst a flurry of rumors surrounding Apple's rumored plans to build its own electric, autonomous car.

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Apple making Campus 2 components in its own factory, initially considered 'trilobal' design

02/16/2015, 12:02 pm

When Apple's now-famous new campus opens next year, it will feature numerous parts created by the company's in-house design group and manufactured in a California factory built specifically for the project.

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Jony Ive & his design team esteemed as Apple's heart & soul in sweeping profile

02/16/2015, 10:02 am

Apple design chief Jony Ive's transformation into the new face of the company continued this week with a flattering, far-reaching profile that considers him "one of the two most powerful people" at Apple and a reluctant standard bearer for Steve Jobs's legacy.

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Jony Ive & Angela Ahrendts collaborating on an Apple Store redesign to better showcase Apple Watch

02/16/2015, 09:02 am

Apple design chief Jony Ive and retail head Angela Ahrendts are working together on a redesign of Apple's retail stores --a different approach that will make them better suited for selling the fashionable Apple Watch, according to a new report.

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Samsung hires former president of Jony Ive's old design studio for global initiative

01/15/2015, 09:01 pm

Looking to freshen up its product range, Samsung in January found a new head of global design in Don-tae Lee, former co-president of a London-based design consultancy called Tangerine, which had Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive as one of its earliest employees.

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'Historical implications' made Apple Watch more difficult to design than original iPhone, Jony Ive says

10/31/2014, 10:10 am

Speaking at a live event this week, Apple's chief designer Jony Ive said creating the forthcoming Apple Watch was a "humbling" experience that presented an even greater challenge than designing the iPhone, due to the legacy of traditional wrist watches.

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Full video of Jony Ive's Vanity Fair interview posted online

10/18/2014, 04:10 am

Vanity Fair on Friday posted to YouTube the full 25-minute video of an interview with Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive, who discussed a range of topics at the publication's New Establishment Summit, including his beginnings at Apple and "copycat" devices.

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Apple's Jony Ive talks iPhone, Apple Watch and copycat devices in Vanity Fair interview

10/09/2014, 09:10 pm

During a panel at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit, Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive offered up stories about his time at the company in a rare one-on-one interview, at one point revealing that he does not see copying as flattery, but theft.

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Jony Ive confirms Apple Watch three years in the making as designer's media blitz continues

10/01/2014, 10:10 am

Apple design chief Jony Ive provided a rare glimpse into Apple's product development process on Wednesday as part of an even-rarer interview, revealing that Apple's new smart watch was in the works for some three years before its unveiling in Cupertino.

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Apple hires superstar designer Marc Newson, to work with personal friend Jony Ive

09/05/2014, 05:09 pm

It was reported on Friday that well-known industrial designer Marc Newson will be joining Apple to work as part of close friend Jony Ive's design team in an as-yet-unannounced capacity.

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NBA star Kobe Bryant discusses day with Apple's Jony Ive set up by simple cold call

07/22/2014, 12:07 pm

Future basketball hall-of-famer Kobe Bryant is planning for life beyond the court, and takes it upon himself to cold-call some of the smartest minds in business for advice. Among those he's spoken with is Apple's famed chief designer Jony Ive.

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(RED) explains away Bono's 'criticism' of Apple as 'faux outrage,' thanks company for support

06/25/2014, 05:06 pm

After singer Bono supposedly criticized Apple of overt modesty on Monday, the U2 frontman's (RED) AIDS relief foundation issued an explanation of the comments and thanked the Cupertino company for being its biggest supporter.

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Bono criticizes Apple for being 'annoyingly quiet' about raising $75M for fight against AIDS

06/23/2014, 03:06 pm

U2 frontman Bono appeared onstage for an interview this weekend at the Cannes Lions festival with Apple designer Jony Ive, and while the two spoke of their successful history together in raising money for The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Bono did take the opportunity to criticize the company for downplaying its role.

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Apple's Ive hints new materials to be used in upcoming products, suggests new form factors and devices

06/16/2014, 05:06 pm

In an interview with the New York Times, Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive said Apple has been working to incorporate all new materials in future products, suggesting both new form factors and the possible introduction of long-awaited LiquidMetal and sapphire parts.

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San Francisco MOMA to honor Apple designer Jony Ive with lifetime achievement award

05/08/2014, 12:05 pm

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will honor Apple's head designer Jony Ive with a lifetime achievement award celebrating his "revolutionary achievements" this fall.

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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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