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23 Jony Ive Quotes About Design


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Sir Jonathan Paul Ive is an English designer and the Senior Vice President of Design at Apple Inc. He oversees the Industrial Design Group, and also provides leadership and direction for Human Interface (HI) software teams across the company.

He is the designer of many of Apple's products, including the MacBook Pro, iMac, MacBook Air, Mac mini, iPod, iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, Apple Watch and iOS 7. Steve Jobs considered Ive to be his "spiritual partner at Apple," while Fortune magazine stated in 2010 that Ive's designs have "set the course not just for Apple but for design more broadly."

His designs have inspired many successful app developers and continues to shape the way we view design both on the web and on a mobile device.

Here are 23 of our favorite Jony Ive quotes about design.

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23 Jony Ive Quotes About Design

  1. 1. JONY IVE quotes about DESIGN
  2. 2. The best ideas start as conversations. “
  3. 3. If something is not good enough, stop doing it. “
  4. 4. There's no learning without trying lots of ideas and failing lots of times. “
  5. 5. A small change at the beginning of the design process defines an entirely different product at the end. “
  6. 6. If you are truly innovating, you don't have a prototype you can refer to. “
  7. 7. “ Good is the enemy of great.
  8. 8. True simplicity is, well, you just keep on going and going until you get to the point where you go, 'Yeah, well, of course.' Where there's no rational alternative. “
  9. 9. There is beauty when something works and it works intuitively. “
  10. 10. Simplicity is not the absence of clutter, that's a consequence of simplicity. “
  11. 11. Simplicity is somehow essentially describing the purpose and place of an object and product. “
  12. 12. “ The absence of clutter is just a clutter-free product. That's not simple.
  13. 13. “ The nature of having ideas and creativity is incredibly inspiring.
  14. 14. Design is a word that's come to mean so much that it's also a word that has come to mean nothing. “
  15. 15. People's interest is in the product, not in its authorship. “
  16. 16. To design something really new and innovative you have to reject reason. “
  17. 17. “ We shouldn't be afraid to fail- if we are not failing we are not pushing.
  18. 18. “ There are 9 rejected ideas for every idea that works.
  19. 19. The computer industry is creatively bankrupt. “
  20. 20. What we don't include is as important as what we do include. “
  21. 21. People's interest is in the product, not in its authorship. “
  22. 22. “ What we make testifies who we are. People can sense care and can sense carelessness.
  23. 23. “ 'Different' and 'new' is relatively easy. Doing something that's genuinely better is very hard.
  24. 24. I discovered at an early age that all I've ever wanted to do is design. “
  25. 25. Thank you for the inspiration...
  26. 26. Bring Your Ideas Together Faster...