The Nest learning thermostat, from Tony Fadell. At Apple he led the team that created the first eighteen generations of the iPod, and first three generations of the iPhone.
This article contains a collection of quotes on design from Jonathan Ive (or “Jony Ive,” as Steve Jobs called him), Apple designer. (Note: He prefers to refer to himself as a “builder” or “maker.”)
With Apple's iPad 3 announcement coming tomorrow (March 7, 2012), I took a few minutes last night to reflect on various Jonathan Ive interviews I've read over the years. Here are a few notes on what I learned by reading those interviews.
These are some design principles that I have learned from Jonathan Ive of Apple. I wrote these quotes on the index cards that are shown here, and taped them to a wall next to my desk.
Apple logo with Steve Jobs silhouette (after Steve Jobs death).
Part of Apple's tribute to Steve Jobs on the one year anniversary of his passing.
One thing I wish Apple would do is to come out with a “retro iMac” version, using this style that they used in the 2002 through 2004 iMac design:
An iMac design like this would be perfect for my kitchen area, especially if it had a touchscreen.
Summary: A look at iPad base stands.
For a while now I've been interested in finding an iPad stand that I can use in my kitchen. The idea is simple: If you're cooking something healthy, it takes a little time, so I'd like to be able to put my iPad in a stand and listen to Pandora or a show on Netflix while I'm cooking, or cleaning the dishes.