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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jony Ive's Involvement at Apple Reportedly Tapered After the Original Apple Watch Launched in 2015

Friday June 28, 2019 4:20 am PDT by
Following Apple's surprise announcement yesterday that Jony Ive is leaving the company, fresh details have emerged about the design chief's day-to-day involvement at Apple in recent years that suggest his exit has been a long time in the making. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports that after the Apple Watch launched in 2015, Ive had already started relinquishing his responsibilities because of...

Apple's Longtime Design Chief Jony Ive Leaving to Start New Design Company With Apple as a Primary Client

Thursday June 27, 2019 1:58 pm PDT by
Apple's longtime head of design, Jony Ive, is leaving the company to start his own design firm, Apple announced today. Though Ive is leaving, Apple will be one of Ive's "primary clients," which means Ive will continue to do design work for the Cupertino company. In a statement, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that he is looking forward to working with Ive "long into the future." "Jony is a singular ...

Apple's Design Chief Jony Ive to Speak in Dublin With Stephen Fry This June

Tuesday May 7, 2019 1:30 pm PDT by
Apple's chief designer Jony Ive is set to speak at the Dalkey Book Festival in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, June 15 at 6:00 p.m. Ive will be joined by actor and comedian Stephen Fry for a session titled "The Object of Language and the Language of Objects." Actor, comedian, raconteur, and author, Stephen Fry shares his wit and wisdom with Jony Ive, the man who, by designing three of the most ...

Jony Ive Remains 'Eager to Create' and 'Completely in Awe' About Creative Process

Tuesday November 20, 2018 7:53 am PST by
Apple design chief Jony Ive, who was awarded the 2018 Stephen Hawking Fellowship in September, delivered the Stephen Hawking Fellowship Lecture at The Cambridge Union, the University of Cambridge's debate society, on Monday. Jony Ive speaking at The Cambridge Union via Apple/The Independent Ive spoke about a wide range of topics, reflecting on his career at Apple, technology, and design as a...

Apple Design Chief Jony Ive Talks iPad Pro Design in New Interview

Friday November 2, 2018 9:43 am PDT by
Following Tuesday's event, Apple Design Chief Jony Ive did an interview with The Independent, where he shared some thoughts on Apple's new product lineup and what makes a device "appear magical." Ive explained that the design of the iPad Pro is "so singular and integrated" that it stands out from "99 percent of other complex technology products." Specifically, Ive pointed out the display...

Jony Ive Discusses His Team's Move to Apple Park, Remains Tight-Lipped About Prospects of Apple Car

Friday October 19, 2018 5:00 am PDT by
Apple's design chief Jony Ive sat down for an interview over lunch with Financial Times reporter Nicholas Foulkes earlier this month, discussing a wide range of topics, including the Apple Watch, Apple Park, and prospects of an Apple Car. Jony Ive portrait via Financial Times Questioned on why Apple's design team was among the last to move into the company's new Apple Park headquarters, Ive...

Apple Design Chief Jony Ive Talks Secrecy, His Future, and More at WIRED Anniversary Event

Monday October 15, 2018 11:27 am PDT by
Apple design chief Jony Ive sat down with Vogue's Anna Wintour this morning for an interview at WIRED's 25th anniversary event, where he talked about secrecy at Apple, his future with the company, and more. WIRED didn't stream the event, but CNET's Shara Tibken and Washington Post's Geoffrey Fowler were on hand and shared details on what Ive had to say on Twitter. Image via Shara Tibken On ...

Apple Design Chief Jony Ive Awarded 2018 Stephen Hawking Fellowship

Wednesday September 26, 2018 6:55 pm PDT by
Apple Design Chief Jony Ive has been awarded the 2018 Stephen Hawking Fellowship, the Cambridge Union announced on Tuesday. Charles Connor, Cambridge Union Society President, said Ive was one of the "most influential individuals in modern technology" when announcing the award. Ive will speak during the Michaelmas term (the first academic term) at Cambridge University's Debating Chamber,...

Jony Ive on Apple Watch Series 4: 'Every Bone in My Body Tells Me This is Very Significant'

Thursday September 13, 2018 12:39 pm PDT by
Apple's chief designer, Jony Ive, recently discussed this week's reveal of the Apple Watch Series 4 with The Washington Post, stating that "Every bone in my body tells me this is very significant." Ive's comment references new health-related features in the Apple Watch Series 4, including the ability to detect if you've fallen down and a new feature that lets you take an ECG measurement --...

Apple Design Chief Jony Ive to Speak at WIRED's 25th Anniversary Event in October

Thursday July 26, 2018 12:44 pm PDT by
Apple design chief Jony Ive will be one of the speakers at WIRED's upcoming 25th anniversary event that's set to take place in San Francisco, California from October 12 to October 15, the magazine announced today. Ive does not often participate in public discussions, so WIRED's event represents a rare opportunity where he will speak on stage. Ive is set to participate in the event on Monday,...

Jony Ive on Apple Watch: 'Everything We Did Was in the Pursuit of What We Thought Was the Best Solution'

Wednesday May 9, 2018 10:13 am PDT by
Apple's design chief Jony Ive, who is responsible for overseeing the creation and design language of almost all of Apple's products, even down to its stores and campuses, recently sat down for an interview with Benjamin Clymer, the founder of watch-focused site Hodinkee. Ive shared details on the creation process behind the Apple Watch, some of Apple's inspiration for the device, and the...

Jony Ive Talks About His Design Process, Apple Secrecy, Steve Jobs, and More in New Interview

Monday April 2, 2018 5:23 am PDT by
Apple chief design officer Jony Ive recently sat down with model and actress Naomi Campbell for an interview, discussing topics like his design process, Steve Jobs, Apple secrecy, and more (via Vogue). Campbell asked about Ive's personal involvement in the manufacturing process, bringing up a rumor she heard that he slept on factory floors when Apple was making the first iPhone. Ive didn't...

Apple Design Chief Jony Ive Discusses iPhone X and Apple Park in New Interview

Wednesday November 29, 2017 2:34 pm PST by
Apple design chief Jony Ive recently sat down for an interview with Smithsonian Magazine, where he once again discussed his work on Apple's newest campus, Apple Park, and the latest flagship iPhone, the iPhone X. As he mentioned in a prior interview, Ive is excited about the design space at Apple Park because it will allow the entire design team to work together. Industrial designers, font...

Jony Ive Says Holding Onto Features When There's a 'Better Way' is 'Path That Leads to Failure'

Thursday November 16, 2017 8:58 am PST by
After naming the iPhone X as one of the 25 Best Inventions of the Year, TIME sat down for an interview about the smartphone with Apple's design chief Jony Ive and hardware engineering chief Dan Riccio. Riccio believes the iPhone X paves the way for the next 10 years of smartphones, given its radical redesign with a nearly edge to edge display, no home button, and advanced cameras for facial...