Jony Ive(1967-), Industrial designer; Chief Design Officer, Apple
Sir Jonathan ('Jony') Paul Ive
Sitter in 3 portraits
London-born Jonathan Ive has been Apple's chief design officer since 1992. Described by Apple founder Steve Jobs as 'his creative partner', his role has been central to the company's ambition and success. Ive designed the iMac, iPhone and iPad, ground-breaking products that are not only used by millions, but can be found in the collections of museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Pompidou Centre in Paris. His work at Apple also extends to architectural projects including retail stores and Apple Park, the company headquarters in California. As a student at Newcastle Polytechnic, he twice won the Royal Society of Arts' prestigious Student Design Award. Ive was knighted in 2013 'for services to design and enterprise', and was appointed Chancellor of the Royal College of Art in 2017.
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