News: Jony Ive is now more important to Apple than Steve Jobs was when he died and the company "would be in trouble if he left", according to the author of a new biography of the computer giant's chief designer (+ interview). More
News: designers Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson have collaborated with U2 frontman Bono to design and curate items for his (RED) charity auction, including a pair of solid rose gold Apple EarPods (pictured). More
News: Apple has revealed the design of iOS 7 - the highly anticipated first major user interface redesign since industrial designer Jonathan Ive was put in charge of both hardware and software design across the company. More
News: Apple's senior vice president of industrial design Jonathan Ive has given his support to the growing campaign against the UK government's plans to remove design and other creative subjects from the school curriculum. More
News: Apple is to bring its hardware and software design teams closer together as part of a major shake-up of its management team. The move follows claims that the company is "a little bit behind" in integrating industrial and digital design and criticism of its attachment to skeuomorphic design. More
News: Apple was named best design studio and best brand of the past 50 years at a special ceremony marking the 50th birthday of D&AD this week and Apple's entire design team, including senior vice president of industrial design Jonathan Ive (above), flew to London to collect the awards. More
Dezeen Wire: Apple designer Jonathan Ive was in London yesterday to receive his knighthood and give a number of press interviews, including this one for the Telegraph in which he says: "Design is a word that's come to mean so much that it's also a word that has come to mean nothing. We don't really talk about design, we talk about developing ideas and making products." More
Dezeen Wire: Mark Prigg of London newspaper the Evening Standard interviews Jonathan Ive, senior vice president of industrial design at Apple, about what makes a great designer, obsessing over tiny details and his dislike of "designers wagging their tails in my face" - Evening Standard
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Dezeen Wire: Jonathan Ive, senior vice president of industrial design at Apple, has been awarded a KBE on the 2012 New Year Honours list, published today, for services to design and enterprise.
Australian designer Marc Newson has been awarded a CBE for services to design in the UK and worldwide.
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Dezeenwire: The World Intellectual Property Organization has rejected a bid by Jonathan Ive, Apple's vice president of industrial design, to prevent a London fan exploiting jonathanive.com, jonyive.com and other domain names. Bloomberg