Read a free sample or buy Jony Ive by Leander Kahney. You can read this book with Apple Books on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac. Jony Ive is more important to Apple than Steve Jobs was and the company Leander Kahney, author of Jony Ive – The Genius Behind Apple’s. Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products, by Leander Kahney, Portfolio, RRP£/$, pages. It isn’t hard to argue the.

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Jobs and Jony are focused on design first then, engineering and business. This is a great look at a company that is built from the iev up to do things differently, but I suspect this will not be definitive on Jony Ive or his legacy. Aug 30, Kelly rated it really liked it. Dec 11, Santhosh rated it liked it.

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There’s some great stuff about industrial design and Apple’s relationship with contractors too. It will affect the media we consume, the way we look at the world, and how we learn and communicate. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause lexnder I would say the book deserves a rating of 4.

Jony Ive was the mastermind behind the whole Apple product line revival ,with the love for minute details, down to stuff most people wouldn’t notice. There were several stories I had wanted to hear more about–like how the iPhone demo in early was so fragile that they spent frantic weeks figuring out exactly in what order to demo the things features to they wouldn’t crash, or how Steve’s insistence on mirroring the iPhone display from his hand to the big screens meant building some custom hardware just for that demo–but Kahney kind of breezed through them.


This dynamic and relationship could be an interesting avenue to explore ,ahney how it got started, how these designers may influence one another, etc. This book is just badly written, from a mechanical and language standpoint.

Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products

This is, of course, what I was interested in reading about This is not a book about Jonathan Ive only. The author, Leander Kahneymet Ive at an industry shindig and went for a drink: Non-Fiction Add to myFT. Jony Ive is one of phenomenal designer at this century. After reading about Steve and Woz, only Jony’s story was left to explore in the great minds of Apple Inc. Five top tech books for the holiday period. As a prominent writer on Apple- and Mac-related topics, Kahney was once theorized incorrectly to be the identity of Fake Steve Jobs.

It’s not a patch on Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs of course, but that was always likely to be the case. As a result, for anyone remotely interested in Apple, there is nothing new here.

And quite naturally that was what I was expecting with this one too. Favorite Quotes from the book: Aug 29, Iman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Leander Kahney is managing editor, formerly a senior reporter at Wired Newsthe online sister publication of Wired. They approach are radical at technology world Jony Ive is one of phenomenal designer at this century.

That is one reason why I loved this book more than ‘Steve Jobs’. Book was a little slow to get going but worth seeing it through. I love design and I loved this book.


Intriguingly, there is a moment in that same film when the astronauts use tablets that look remarkably like iPads — this is in After stints with the company that sponsored him through art college and with an independent small consultancy, he finally landed at Apple jonjfive years before Jobs’ return.

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This book, by one of Apple’s ad-agency creatives, explores the company’s Steve Jobs-driven philosophy of keeping things simple. Jony’s team didn’t ask customers what they wanted in a phone or in a music player.

Hardcoverpages. Build a product where you believe you will own the category. The result is littered with minor errors and no insights of any worth – even the style of writing doesn’t compensate for the lack of new insights.

I can tell you that Apple is leanedr more secretive now than inthat engineering teams are incredibly personally diverse in their thinking and interests and that they do indeed socialise outside of their immediate colleagues.

Jul 04, Azamat rated it it was amazing. Good intentions gone bad. To ask other readers questions about Jony Iveplease sign up. Perhaps the book would have been better titled Apple Design: There seems to be a gross assumption that the audience knows exactly what Kahney is talking about in multiple situations.