Apple’s tightly-knit Industrial Design group led by Chief Design Officer Jony Ive has seen its fair share of notable departures in the past few years to the point where almost no one remains from the original team that began to turn around Apple’s fortunes at the turn of the century.
Renowned industrial designers Jony Ive and Marc Newson have designed a $150,000-$250,000 diamond ring for a Sotheby’s auction. Featuring 2,000 to 3,000 facets, it was created by removing material rather than adding.
With new Apple tablets just around the corner, a Hungarian 3D artist has released a batch of wonderfully executed renderings that imagine an upcoming iPad Pro overhaul with a fullscreen design, no notches, a redesigned magnetic connector and more.
Affinity Designer—the smoothest and most precise pro software by British developer Serif—puts an unbelievable amount of creative power into the tablet form factor. This app proves beyond doubt that your iPad + Apple Pencil combo is a totally viable replacement for Adobe Illustrator and similar vector-based illustration apps.
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.