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Since childhood his passion and curiosity about tinkering already proven. Jony Ive, An English man who proved his masterpiece in almost every apple product. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

The language in the book tends to be extremely colloquial as well; you may like this, but I expected a tone beyond a web blog here. Oct 25, Chris O’Brien rated it really liked it Shelves: I definitely found that interesting as a ‘design contractor’ myself. The book goes off-track at a very early point, preferring to revel in Ive’s time at Apple instead of exploring Ive as a human being. The user interface will be how we remember a device, fondly or not.

Buy the selected items together This item: I really wanted to like this. I have to declare my hand here as I have had a long association with Apple, from commercially programming the Apple IIe through 10 years working for the company, to the many friends I still have there. Great look into the priorities and mindset that makes Apple products different, and the man behind the magic.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. World Show more World links. The spacing between the words and lines were perfect. Of course, it highlighted some information from other sources such as Walter Isaacson’s book, Steve Jobs, especially the close relationship with Steve Jobs who challenged Jony Ive to continue seeking perfect design solutions. If you like to read about people achieving things that you, yourself might find overwhelming to achieve, and it gives you that tingling sensation behind your neck that tells you that you are proud of this person, then you would really like this book.


Jony was the other way around.

The author’s job is to craft a story, not simply act as a telegraph operator between the audience and his research sources. Tim Cook may be chief executive but it is Ive, apparently, who is the heart of the company. From kahnney verbal catfights, the use of ONLY polished aluminium screws on a casing, the universal approach to design to be culturally inclusive, the kony of models of the home button on the iPhone prototypes, the relationship of the Helvetica Nueu font with retina display, the move away from skeumorphism ivee iOs7, and many, many more stories, all told with the ultimate a An excellent read that is able to elucidate the fanatical approach that Jony has regarding all things related to design in Apple.

What makes Apple unique and how did it come to place Industrial Design at the core of it all?

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I think it’s a little bit harsh to criticise the author for not managing to line up any fascinating new interviews from someone who is extremely publicity-shy. In that sense, the industry has missed out on the more emotive, less tangible product attributes. This book goes beyond just design and shows us how Jony Ive has ife many new manufacturing processes, he has extended the khney many things are built today.

It had its inspiring and interesting bits.

And as an Apple stockholder, I’m reassured that an engine for innovative product imagination is still present in Cupertino. This book describes the ups and downs in Apple’s history and how Jony Ive changed This book is an interesting book because it has lots of information about how Sir Jonathan Ive’s designs in Apple are so successful.

The proverbial icing on the cake was his work oahney iPhone and iPad. Want to Read saving…. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Ivr 03, Alex rated it did not like it Recommends it for: If you want to know more about Jony Ive this book will leave you disappointed. Two things bothered me though.


Mar 18, VijayaRaghavan S N rated it really liked it.

Refresh and try again. I was very interested to read Kahney’s book about Ive as I’ve heard about the Apple designer often. Ive, in spite of his shaven head and fierce non-disclosure, is not quite the charismatic kshney priest that Jobs once was.

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Yeah, I know its a biography and that the book should be based on him, but it gets boring after a time. Dec 28, Steve rated it it was ok. I would recommend this book to the students of industrial design and to the people lender are involved in the industrial design.

Learn a lot about apple design world from this book.

Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products

One that is admired and respected by other designers the world over. This book also defines Opportunity and Legacy Jony had. Later, Jony explained his thinking this way. Share your thoughts with other customers. Jony Ive, a British designer and a great man behind the design of most of the Apple products. Second, the book appears to leanderr in multiple places. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Jony Ive’s life is explored in about 3 chapters. After qualifying, Ive joined the agency Tangerine, where he designed a bathroom suite that was rejected.

Dec 20, Sean rated it it was ok Shelves: Preview — Jony Ive by Leander Kahney.