A great interview of two of the most amazing designers our generation will ever see. The bit about designing tools of instead of “just art” is particularly applicable to Ive’s work at Apple.
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Jacob Kastrenakes has put together ten years’ worth of Apple invite events. It’s a nice trip down memory lane.
iOS 7 is affecting all sorts of design decisions.
My friend and podcast co-host Federico Viticci’s very special lady friend has launched a new project: Essence is exactly what you need to save time and get your app design ready for iOS 7. With a total of 300 unique designs, Essence offers high-quality, detailed, attribution-free icons that cover a wide range of categories from […]
Linus Edwards, writing about the rumored iPhone 5C, in context of the design of past Apple products: I wonder if these new colorful iPhones, along with the more colorful iOS 7, is a signal that Apple is transitioning into another colorful phase, similar to that of the late 90s. I always found it strange how […]
iOS 7, of course, is bringing sweeping UI changes like the operating system has never seen before. Many developers are currently hard at work, building iOS 7 versions of their apps. From what I’ve seen, it’s paying off. I’m currently running several betas of iOS 7-only apps, and many of the apps in my SECRETS! […]
My friend Shawn is launching a new project: It takes a significant amount of time and talent to bridge the gap between good design and great design. Many designers find themselves working with clients or bosses who would prefer to squeeze additional features into a product rather than taking the time to polish and refine […]
Myke Hurley: The next time anyone complains about the iPhone design not changing, point them to the Porsche 911.
Chuck Skoda tweeted earlier that “Skeuomorphism is alive and well” in Logic Pro X, linking to this page on Apple’s site, which shows plug-ins and sounds that come bundled with the application. In the classical sense, “skeuomorphic” design is when an app’s UI looks like real-world devices. That’s what Logic Pro X is steeped in. […]
Matthew Panzarino: Remember, the next billion customers that Apple has to sell to were around 6 when the iPhone was introduced. They quite literally have no idea what the world was like without it. Now, they’re 14 or 15 or 16 and looking for something that doesn’t feel as static, as heavy, as old. iOS […]
If I ever score a TAM, I’ll know how to replace the logic board. Not that I’d be able to find the parts … or take a screwdriver to one of these machines.
Thomas Brand looks back at the wallpapers Apple has bundled with its desktop operating systems over the years.
This is clearly a joke, but HOLY COW.
66 percent of people who responded to Polar’s poll do, actually.
Earlier today, John Gruber tweeted: Ive and his team completely remake Mac OS X next year, right? When I saw that scroll by in Tweetbot, I realized something. Look at these two pieces of art, both from Apple’s website: Before the WWDC keynote, based solely on this art — which was hanging as banners in […]