jonathan ive biography Jonathan Ive Designer

Jonathan Ive (b. 1967), United Kingdom.

Jonathan Ive Biography:

For Stardust, Jonathan Ive's design spirit embodies "Simplified Perfection".
We're pretty certain he takes this as a compliment since we both love less but better.

Born in Essex in 1967, Jonathan Ive is the senior vice-president of design at Apple. Since 1996, he has been responsible for leading a design team widely regarded as one of the world's best. As the driving force behind the look and feel of Apple's innovative products, Jony also provides leadership and direction for Human Interface (HI) software teams across the company. Recognized with numerous design awards, Apple products are featured in the permanent collections of museums worldwide, including MoMA in New York and the Pompidou in Paris. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Arts and an honorary doctorate from Newcastle Polytechnic. In 2003, he was named Designer of the Year by the Design Museum London and awarded the title Royal Designer for Industry by The Royal Society of Arts.

Jonathan Ive Design:

London-born industrial designer Jonathan Ive is Apple's senior vice president of Design, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. By combining what he describes as "fanatical care beyond the obvious stuff" with relentless experiments into tools, materials and production processes, he and the Apple design team have designed and developed a succession of iconic products including the iMac, iBook, Cube, Powerbook G4 and iPod MP3 player. In a rare interview, Apple's VP of Design offered a little insight into his thinking stating his firm believe that "the technological age in still in its infancy".

Jonathan Ive & Dieter Rams:

The work and principles of Dieter Rams, the chief designer at Braun from 1961 until 1995, influenced Jonathan Ive's work. In Gary Hustwit's documentary film Objectified (2009), Dieter Rams says that Apple is one of only a handful of companies existing today that design products according to Rams' ten principles of "good design. Read more about the Dieter Rams 10 Principles at our Dieter Rams Biography page.

Jonathan Ive and Stardust:

Stardust; the best design shop in town™ loves the work by Jonathan and his team at Apple.
We look forward to working with Jonathan in the future.