Tag: technology companies

"Tech firms are opting for cities"
- Richard Florida, The Wall Street Journal

Google Campus by Jump Studios

Dezeen Wire: technology companies are moving from suburban office parks into cities, writes urban studies theorist Richard Florida in an article for the The Wall Street Journal.

Among the reasons he gives, Florida says that design is now central to the success of both software and hardware, and "design talent is overwhelmingly concentrated in big cities, with their leading design schools and multiple industries that draw upon such skills." More »

Design world reactions to Steve Jobs' resignation
as CEO of Apple

Dezeen Wire:
following Steve Jobs' resignation as CEO of Apple yesterday, Jonathan Glancey summarises the company's influence on design for the GuardianCliff Kuang for Co.Design points to the hiring of British designer Jonathan Ive as Jobs' greatest moment and the Huffington Post poles readers on which Apple product best encapsulates "Jobs' design revolution."

Apple fan Steven Fry talks about how Jobs "changed the cultural landscape" in a recording for the BBC while The Daily Beast collated Tweets from Apple employees in reaction to the news.

Last week Dezeen featured Foster + Partners' design for the new Apple headquarters.