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Apple's Headset Said to Feature 14 Cameras Enabling Lifelike Avatars, Jony Ive Has Remained Involved With Design

Friday May 20, 2022 6:50 am PDT by
Earlier this week, The Information's Wayne Ma outlined struggles that Apple has faced during the development of its long-rumored AR/VR headset. Now, in a follow-up report, he has shared several additional details about the wearable device. Apple headset render created by Ian Zelbo based on The Information reporting For starters, one of the headset's marquee features is said to be lifelike...
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Former Apple Design Chief Jony Ive Shares His 12 Favorite Tools of the Trade

Monday May 9, 2022 4:49 am PDT by
Former Apple design chief Jony Ive, who still partners with Apple on products, has revealed his 12 must-have design tools for making, marking, measuring, and carrying with him every day. The list appears in a special issue of Financial Times' "How to Spend It" magazine (paywalled), of which Ive is guest editor, and the designer uses the opportunity to put the focus on his obsession with...
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Jony Ive Discusses Steve Jobs, Continued Work With Apple, Wearables and More

Tuesday November 9, 2021 12:58 pm PST by
Former Apple design chief Jony Ive is still working with Apple, he confirmed today in an interview with Vogue's Anna Wintour at the RE:WIRED event. Ive participated in a panel called "Designing for the Future We Want to Inhabit," where he spoke on topics like Steve Jobs, wearables, and LoveFrom. Ive confirmed that his LoveFrom design company is working with Apple, but he did not provide...
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Jony Ive's LoveFrom Designs Award for Companies With Sustainable Practices

Wednesday November 3, 2021 5:12 pm PDT by
Jony Ive's design firm LoveFrom has created a special award that's meant to be bestowed on companies that are leaders in creating sustainable markets, reports Wallpaper. The "Terra Carta Seal" designed by LoveFrom was made in partnership with the Sustainable Markets Initiative headed by the UK's Prince Charles. The Terra Carta is a charter that provides a roadmap for businesses to build a...
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Apple's Former Design Chief Jony Ive to Speak at WIRED Event Next Week

Tuesday November 2, 2021 8:32 am PDT by
WIRED has announced that Apple's former design chief Jony Ive will sit down with Vogue's longtime editor-in-chief Anna Wintour to discuss his latest endeavors, the future of design as he sees it, and more at the virtual RE:WIRED event next week. Ive's conversation with Wintour will take place Tuesday, November 9 at 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Registration for the event is free and available...
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Apple Designing More Functional Products Since Jony Ive's Departure, Argues Bloomberg Reporter

Wednesday October 20, 2021 11:06 am PDT by
Apple's product design has improved since former design chief Jony Ive left the company in 2019, according to an opinion column by Bloomberg reporter Alex Webb. Webb believes that Apple has reemphasized function over form since Ive's departure. For example, while the design of the previous Siri Remote for the Apple TV made it easy to pick up the remote upside down by accident, a new Siri...
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Jony Ive's 'LoveFrom' Design Firm Launches Official Website

Tuesday October 12, 2021 1:51 am PDT by
LoveFrom, the design firm co-founded in 2019 by Apple's former design chief Jony Ive and fellow designer Marc Newson, this week unveiled its official website, LoveFrom.com. The site reveals for the first time LoveFrom's visual identity, which was designed by Ive and other members of the "creative collective," including English art director Peter Saville, and Chris Wilson and Antonio...
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Jony Ive Writes Touching Letter About Steve Jobs a Decade After His Passing

Monday October 4, 2021 8:42 am PDT by
Steve Jobs passed away 10 years ago tomorrow, and in commemoration, Apple's former design chief Jony Ive has penned a remembrance of his friend and colleague for WSJ. Magazine. In his first public comments about Jobs since delivering his eulogy in 2011, Ive reflected on his memories of Jobs across nearly 15 years of working together. "We had lunch together most days and spent our afternoons...
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Ferrari Announces Multi-Year Partnership With Apple's Former Design Chief Jony Ive

Monday September 27, 2021 8:12 am PDT by
Ferrari and its parent company Exor today announced a multi-year creative partnership with LoveFrom, the design firm co-founded by Apple's former design chief Jony Ive and fellow designer Marc Newson. "The first expression of this new partnership will bring together Ferrari's legendary performance and excellence with LoveFrom's unrivalled experience and creativity that has defined...
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Jony Ive Recruited Four Former Apple Design Colleagues to 'LoveFrom'

Thursday June 3, 2021 12:32 pm PDT by
Former Apple design chief Jony Ive has recruited at least four of his former Apple colleagues to his "LoveFrom" design firm, reports The Information. Former Apple employees now working for Ive include Wan Si, Chris Wilson, Patch Kessler, and Jeff Tiller. All four worked in Ive's group at Apple and now list LoveFrom as an employer on LinkedIn. Wan worked on app icons, buttons, and home...
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Jony Ive Was Involved in the New M1 iMac Design, Despite Leaving Apple in 2019

Saturday May 29, 2021 9:53 am PDT by
Despite leaving the company in 2019, Apple's former chief design officer, Jony Ive, helped design the new 24-inch iMac, according to an excerpt from Wired's review of the new desktop computer. Jony Ive famously left Apple in 2019 to form his own independent design company, which would have Apple as one of its clients. During his tenure at Apple, Ive oversaw the development and design of...
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Leica Camera From Former Apple Designers Jony Ive and Mark Newson Heading to Auction

Monday March 29, 2021 5:15 am PDT by
A prototype Leica camera designed by former Apple designers Sir Jony Ive and Marc Newson is heading to auction in June (via The Verge). The camera prototype features many of the subtle industrial design cues Ive and Newson are known for, particularly on their Apple products. The exterior is also made of Ive's preferred lightweight material, aluminum. While the camera is not directly...
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Apple CFO Luca Maestri and Jony Ive Reportedly Candidates for Ferrari CEO Position

Saturday December 12, 2020 6:27 pm PST by
Apple Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri and former Chief Design Officer Jony Ive are reportedly candidates to be Ferrari's next CEO, reports Reuters, citing Italian media. Former Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri departed the company last week citing personal reasons, and potential successors have since emerged, among those reportedly being Maestri and Ive. Additionally, former Vodafone CEO...
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Airbnb Working With Jony Ive's 'LoveFrom' Company

Wednesday October 21, 2020 4:47 pm PDT by
Apple's longtime head of design Jony Ive left the company back in mid-2019 to start his own company called LoveFrom, and one of Ive's first clients is Airbnb. Airbnb today announced that it is working with Ive's LoveFrom company on a "special collaboration" that will include a multi-year relationship to "design the next generation of Airbnb products and services."Today, I'm thrilled to...
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Jony Ive Removed From Apple's Leadership Page

Thursday November 28, 2019 3:25 am PST by
Apple today removed Jony Ive from its leadership page on its website, suggesting that he has officially departed the company after nearly three decades. The change was spotted by French blog MacGeneration. Jony Ive portrait by Brian Bowen Smith Ive led Apple's design team since 1996. Promoted to Chief Design Officer in 2015, he had been responsible for all design at Apple, including the look...
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Jony Ive Now Featured in London's National Portrait Gallery

Friday October 4, 2019 1:24 pm PDT by
London's National Portrait Gallery has announced its latest commission: a portrait of Apple's departing design chief Jony Ive at Apple Park, shot by internationally renowned photographer Andreas Gursky. Ive is pictured in a nearly all-white outfit on an outside ledge of the main Apple Park building, which he played a major role in designing. National Portrait Gallery:Jony Ive is one of...
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New Profile Delves Into Background of Jony Ive Successor Jeff Williams

Friday July 5, 2019 8:48 am PDT by
When Jony Ive announced that he is leaving Apple to start his own design firm, Apple confirmed that chief operating officer Jeff Williams is set to oversee many of the product design responsibilities previously held by Ive. In a new profile today by The Wall Street Journal, Williams' history at Apple is highlighted, including his potential as a future successor to CEO Tim Cook. According to...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls Recent WSJ Report About Jony Ive 'Absurd'

Monday July 1, 2019 2:25 pm PDT by
Following Apple's announcement that Jony Ive will be leaving the company to start his own design firm later this year, there have been multiple reports speculating on why Ive left and his time at Apple over the course of the last few years. The Wall Street Journal published one such report over the weekend, suggesting that after the release of the Apple Watch and its failure as a fashion...
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WSJ: Jony Ive Became 'Dispirited' After Apple Watch and Sometimes Failed to Show Up to Meetings

Monday July 1, 2019 3:09 am PDT by
Shortly after Apple's announcement last week that Jony Ive was leaving the company, Bloomberg published a report that suggested his departure had been viewed internally for some time as an inevitability ever since the Apple Watch was launched in 2015. This morning, The Wall Street Journal published a report on his last years at Apple, based on conversations over more than a year with people...
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Jony Ive Once Insisted on Apple Car Without a Steering Wheel

Friday June 28, 2019 6:42 am PDT by
Following the big news that Jony Ive will be resigning from Apple later this year after nearly 30 years at the company, new details continue to emerge about the iconic designer and his work over the years. One of many secretive projects that Ive worked on was the so-called Apple Car, according to The Information. The report claims that Ive came up with multiple early prototypes of the...