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.
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.