Yet another design award for Apple genius
Jonathan Ive can now add British Visionary Innovator to his long list of design awards. The Apple design boss has just been given the award by Britain's Intellectual Property Office as part of its World Intellectual Property Day celebration. Hurrah (now back to work). As noted in a Macworld UK report, Ive won with 46.6 percent of the vote. He was followed by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the man behind HTTP protocol and the World Wide Web thing, who trailed behind with 18.6 percent. Ive, as everybody knows, played a prominent role in the design of the iMac, iPad, iPhone, Mac Pro, MacBook Pro/Air. Meanwhile, a meeting between Apple boss Tim Cook and Ferrari head honcho Luca di Montezemelo this week has sparked rumours of some kind of future collaboration. “We’re building cars, they build computers. But Apple and Ferrari are connected by the same passion, the same love for the product, maniacal attention to technology, but also to design,” the Ferrari boss said.