After 27 years of loyal service, Jony Ive officially leaves the apple brand. If you do not know Jony Ive, know that it is to him that we owe the design of iPhone, Mac, iPad, iPod and more. The press releaseApple, sent recently, indicates that Jony Ive will go “later this year”, leaving hope for a little genius from Ive. Jony Ive will remain in the world of design, since he leaves to create his own studio. Apple will also be one of its customers, so this is only part discount.
“After almost 30 years and countless projects, I am very proud of the lasting work we have done to create a design team, process and culture at Apple that are second to none,” says Jony Ive. “Today, he is stronger, more dynamic and more talented than ever in the history of Apple,” continues the designer. “The team will certainly thrive under the excellent leadership of Evans, Alan and Jeff, who were among my closest associates. I have the utmost confidence in my fellow Apple designers, who remain my best friends, and I look forward to working with them for many years to come, ”he also said.
Tim Cook, meanwhile, in addition to having the daunting task of finding him such a talented replacement, believes that Jony Ive “is a singular figure in the world of design and his role in the rebirth of Apple cannot be overstated. ” Before adding that Apple will work with him on “exclusive projects”.