Daily Management Review

Apple's chief designer leaves the company


Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jony Ive officially left the company. It is reported by The Verge.

Marco Paköeningrat via flickr
Marco Paköeningrat via flickr
The photograph and the name of Ive disappeared on the official website of the corporation. Previously, they have been published in the section of the company's managers.

The fact that Ive is going to leave Apple became known in June. He plans to create his own design studio LoveFrom and launch it next year. It is expected that now the duties of the chief designer of the company will be performed by Apple’s design team leadres Evans Hankey and Alan Dye.

It was noted that after the news were published, the shares of the corporation on the Nasdaq exchange fell by 1.54 percent, and its capitalization decreased by $ 9 billion.

Jony Ive joined Apple in 1992. He is known as the designer of iMac, aluminum and titanium PowerBook G4, MacBook, MacBook Pro (Unibody), iPod, iPhone, iPad.

source: theverge.com