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Sir Jonathan Ive (1967-), Industrial designer

Sitter in 2 portraits
One of the most influential designers in the computer world, Ive designed the original iMac and subsequently the iBook, G4 Cube and Titanium PowerBook. Winner of the 2003 Designer of the Year Award fashion designer Sir Paul Smith, who was on the jury, said: 'He once designed a computer mouse by observing a drop of water; that's lateral thinking'. Currently Apple's vice-president of industrial design.