Apple has transformed the Piazza Liberty square in Milan, Italy’s fashion capital, into an amphitheater of sorts, and it’s pretty magnificent. Check out some of the photos from today’s opening as well as a detailed architectural model highlighting the store’s sections.
As it does every year during WWDC, Apple has announced the winners of this year’s Design Awards. These awards are typically given out to apps and games that set themselves apart for any number of reasons including user experience, functionality, audio and visual design, and more.
Apple’s design tzar explains how Steve Jobs’ lack of interest in watches played a role in Apple leadership’s decision to green-light Apple Watch development while touching on a number of other topics in a rare interview.
There was a period six years ago that skeuomorphic design was super controversial. Tired of minimalism, designer Michael Flarup has implemented a skeuomorphic interface for a calendar app and in the process had a blast making leather, paper and metal again.
Apple’s annual software upgrades this fall will offer users plenty of new capabilities, including a revamped Stocks app for iPhone even though the company will push back some features that aren’t as polished to the following year.