What jonathan ive has learned not to do in the design process as design officer at apple. Jony ive made a rare public appearance at the design museum in london yesterday, where he discussed a range of topics with museum director deyan sudjic. As little design as possible and the foreword to this book is writen by jonathan ive. The iphone project was started in 2004, with the code name project purple. Jun 09, 2011 jonny ive, the design mastermind behind all of apples decade plus of hit products, often gives some credit for being inspired by dieter rams. Nov 14, 20 based on interviews with jony ives former colleagues and kahneys own familiarity with the world of apple, this book gives insight into how jony ive now senior vice president of design has redefined the ways in which we work, entertain, and communicate with one another. In his design principles presentation at an event apart in san francisco ca 2011 jeremy keith outlined the design principles behind the world wide web and how they continue to shape its future. No matter what your product or service, here is a simple 4step process to use solid design principles to stop infuriating your customers and be more successful. While studying design in the 1980s i read about dieter rams and his work with his team at braun. Jun 10, 2011 this book, written entirely in english extensively chronicles dieter rams history and his involvement with braun ag. Going back and looking online for these design quotes, i found several of them at these two links. This book, written entirely in english extensively chronicles dieter rams history and his involvement with braun ag. Most of all, good design is as little design as possible.
Jony ive is widely hailed as a genius of beautiful, minimalist design. An adulating biography of apples leftbrained wunderkind, whose work continues to revolutionize modern technology. Of course, it highlighted some information from other sources such as walter isaacsons book, steve jobs, especially the close relationship with steve jobs who challenged jony ive to continue seeking perfect design solutions. Time a business week top 10 book analyze the strategies, principles, and skills of three. Jonathan ive posted october 3, 2014 updated june 28 winner of the design museums inaugural designer of the year award, 2003, jonathan ives innovations include the ipod, imac, macbook air, iphone and ipad. Jobs led apple, he created a core principle for the companys designers and engineers. Jun 04, 2011 as little design as possible is wellstructured, thorough and provides background context to the many facets of ramss career, and also considers the continuation of his ten principles of good design. Jonathan iveknown to all as jonywas planning to quit. Jonathan ive, center, apples design chief, on the set of good morning america last year with bono, left, of the music group u2. If you want to learn about how the mind of design genius jony ive works, dont read this book. The book is a biography so it is told by leander kahney about ive.
Dieter rams by jonathan ive, 9780714849188, available at book depository with free delivery. Apple design features over 200 examples of outstanding apple designs by jonathan ive born 1967, the companys senior vice president of industrial design, who since 1997 has been responsible for the design of all of apples products. Aug 05, 2017 subscribe for more videos on design and marketing. Jonathan ive started with steve jobs, who created the core principles of the companys design policy, which are still being applied with new chief. In that spirit, this monograph is as little book as possible. In so many ways, ive says, were trying to get the object out of the. These short quotes are pulled from longer jonathan ive design interviews. He has gone on to be the inspiration, catalyst and driver behind products that have revolutionized technology, industry sectors and consumers lives across the world. Jul 30, 2012 apples goal is not to make money, but to make good products, is the key quote from wireds exclusive oneonone with jonathan ive, apples senior vice president of industrial design. Following several years of designing apple products, he was promoted to senior vice president of industrial design in the late 1990s after the return of cofounder steve. Jonathan ive opens up about what makes apples design process work. But the reading was never as powerful as seeing and using his products.
Dec 24, 2019 often known as jony ive, sir jonathan ive joined apple in 1992 and was made senior vice president of industrial design under steve jobs in 1997. Aug 21, 20 jonathan ive on example of ios7 talks about harmonious design and true simplicity. The book looks remarkable and i know i will be getting a copy for my library. Mar 14, 2018 no matter what your product or service, here is a simple 4step process to use solid design principles to stop infuriating your customers and be more successful.
The brains and braun of dieter rams the new york times. Jony ive writes in the introduction to as little design as possible, a book on dieter rams published by phaidon. Theres probably no data to back it up but im sure its at least partly responsible for all of the great products we use. The bestselling author of inside steves brain profiles apples legendary chief designer, jonathan ive jony ives designs have not only made apple one of the most valuable companies in the world. Nov 20, 2018 jony ive writes in the introduction to as little design as possible, a book on dieter rams published by phaidon. Ive studied design at newcastle polytechnic later renamed university of. Nov 30, 2016 jonathan jony ive, apples brilliant chief design officer, noted, this archive is intended to be a gentle gathering of many of the products the team has designed over the years. This beautifully illustrated book covers both rams life and his work, as well as his ideas on good design, which continue to inspire designers and consumers today. Jonathan ive, in full sir jonathan paul ive, byname jony ive, born february 1967, london, england, british industrial designer and apple inc. Earlier this week via the verge, i came across sir jonathan ive. Phaidon is releasing a new book on dieter rams in june this year 2011 called dieter rams. The proverbial icing on the cake was his work on iphone and ipad.
Upcoming book to explore apples pivots and product launches under tim cook. These ideas are summed up in his ten principles of good design. Jonathan ive, apples chief design officer since 1997, is one of them. Dieter rams 10 principles for good design 3pillar global. Dieter rams as little design as possible if you love minimal design then you. Jony ive discusses design philosophy, relationship with.
Apple and designer jonathan ive star in german museum. The genius behind apples greatest products by leander kahney isbn. The genius behind apples greatest products kahney, leander on. Jonathan ive design interview quotes alvinalexander. Graphic design books graphic design print editorial layout editorial design little designs cool. Jonathan ive says apples designs are inevitable, and his. Sir jonathan paul jony ive, kbe, honfreng, rdi born 27 february 1967 is a british industrial, product and architectural designer who is the former chief design officer cdo of apple inc.
A muji designer explains why your stapler is perfectly designed. There is also an essay by jonathan ive about his influence, as well as a series of models for the braun shaver that look strikingly much like the early form modes of the ipod ive himself became famous for. Sir jonathan paul jony ive, kbe, honfreng, rdi is a britishamerican industrial, product and architectural designer who was the former chief design officer of apple inc. In recent months, sir jonathan ive, the fortysevenyearold senior vicepresident of design at applewho used to play rugby in secondary school, and still has a benchpressing bulk that he. Here are 10 of the ideas that make ive and apple tick. For those who dont know of him, jonathan ive is credited with designing almost every apple product since 1997. Design how to create the next jonathan ive fast company.
The article touches upon several interesting topics dealing with apples design acumen, its business philosophy and some of the inner processes that guide. Even dieter rams appreciates his work, he says that if he would have to design a computer now, it would look like one of the apples products. See more ideas about industrial design, design and apple products. Good design should be make a product easily understood. This article contains a collection of quotes on design from apple designer jonathan ive or jony ive, as steve jobs called him. Oct 01, 2014 how apples undertheradar design genius, jonathan ive, has found the way to our hearts. Mar 19, 2012 jonathan ive opens up about what makes apples design process work. In 1997, steve jobs discovered a scruffy british designer toiling away at apples headquarters, surrounded by hundreds of sketches and prototypes. I first catch sight of jony ive across the apple campus, in a plain dodgerblue tshirt and white. Apple and designer jonathan ive star in german museum exhibit. He is credited with influencing generations of designers, including apple.
Jonathan ive, known as jony, is apples senior vice president of design and the man responsible for turning steve jobs imac, ipod, iphone, and ipad into real, physical objects with just exactly the right feel, in perfectly the right color. German designer dieter rams has cited ives work as inline with his ten principles of. Dieter rams 10 principles for good design dieter rams, one of the most influential industrial designers of the last 50 years, has had a truly remarkable impact on the design industry and the overall concept of product design as we know it today. Known for his work on apple hardware, the british designer. Apple iphones design from the the 1st generation to iphone x. If you dont know why i say that you cant think of apple or jonathan ive without thinking of dieter rams, this gizmodo. Book sir jony ive for international conference speaking by. These are some of the principles that inform the work of. Based on interviews with jony ives former colleagues and kahneys own familiarity with the world of apple, this book gives insight into how jony ive now senior vice president of design has redefined the ways in which we work, entertain, and communicate with one another.
In as little design as possible there are pictures of the man, his gorgeous home, lustworthy and zen garden, his kitchen, his hands his tools and his products. Jonathan jony paul ive londen, 27 februari 1967 was chief design officer van het amerikaanse computerbedrijf apple. This book goes beyond just design and shows us how jony ive has. A muji designer explains why your stapler is perfectly. At the forefront of technology design which is functio jony ive speaker. Jun 22, 2011 these ideas are summed up in his ten principles of good design. When jony ive was a boy, his father, a college professor of design and technology. Maybe its time we do what jony does and focus on the things we probably cant directly put a number on at the moment. Sir jonathan paul jony ive, kbe, honfreng, rdi born 27 february 1967 is a. It might even be that xfactor were all so desperately trying to find. But a surprising number of his most striking creations bear a more than passing resemblance to. Jony ive in 1997, steve jobs returned to apple as ceo with the unenviable task of turning.
Jonathan ive interviews and quotes on design sources. Nov 26, 2014 while apples design team rarely talks to the media, apple design chief jonathan ives interview with the new york times revealed interesting insights about the design process inside apple. Why jony ive is apples design genius innovation smithsonian. Oct 03, 2014 jonathan ive posted october 3, 2014 updated june 28 winner of the design museums inaugural designer of the year award, 2003, jonathan ive s innovations include the ipod, imac, macbook air, iphone and ipad. Jonathan jony ive, apples brilliant chief design officer, noted, this archive is intended to be a gentle gathering of many of the products the team has designed over the years. Rumors suggest he almost left apple shortly before. He joined apple in september 1992, where he remained until his departure in november 2019. Following jony from his youth to his time at apple, designing.
Ive collected these jonathan ive design interview quotes over the last few years, and have most of them printed out. In a lengthy interview with the sunday times, apples senior vice president of design jonathan ive discussed a number of topics including his philosophy on. This book is excellent, and a thorough profile of one of the most prolific designers of our generation. Jonathan ive foreword of as little design as possible. London born designer jonathan ive is the senior vice president of industrial design at apple, reporting directly to the ceo. Jonathan ive and the future of apple the new yorker. A new book on apples enigmatic design genius argues that apple owes its success primarily to being a dream enabler for designers.
He joined apple in september 1992, where he remained until his announced departure in june 2019. While apples design team rarely talks to the media, apple design chief jonathan ives interview with the new york times revealed interesting insights about the design process inside apple. He prefers to refer to himself as a builder or maker as opposed to a designer. The formative design lessons he got were so far ahead of their time that they would lay the groundwork for apples success. Jonathan ive on example of ios7 talks about harmonious design and true simplicity. A new book on apples enigmatic design genius argues that apple owes its. A rare look at apples design genius jony ive vogue. Conceptual sketches of the first iphone, made by jonathan ive and the apple design team, show a device very similar to the actual product, only a bit more roundedged and with a relatively smaller display. Late last year, tim cook put jony ive in the position of heading up apples human interface hi design across the companys products. The ten principles of good design have been an inspiration for many industrial designers. His first major product after steve jobs returned to apple in 1997 was the imac, which jobs described as looking like its from another planet. Recently i wrote about jonathan ive design interview quotes, and if youre familiar with industrial design and apple design, you know you cant mention jonathan ive without also mentioning dieter rams, a world famous designer for braun.
German designer dieter rams has cited ives work as inline with his ten principles of good design. But the mark that jony ive would make as chief designer at apple. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Apple svp of design jony ive pens foreword to dieter rams. It is a clear, comprehensive and beautiful presentation of dieter rams life and his work. Feb 20, 20 late last year, tim cook put jony ive in the position of heading up apples human interface hi design across the companys products. One night, jobs discovered a scruffy british designer toiling away at apples. The surfaces were without apology, bold, pure, perfectlyproportioned, coherent. Book design principles by joel friedlander on march 12, 2012 1 comment i had the good fortune to share a presentation on book design with the very talented book designer shannon bodie of lightbourne graphics. Prolific and consistent, rams is defined by what he does rather than what he says.1230 689 273 494 946 760 1605 274 1146 512 1445 552 567 351 236 1159 1290 999 1654 1197 588 945 609 1307 1009 1340 1251 1014 1379 1100 539 203 313 72 155 88 1165 503 787 777 369 9 1477