Wednesday , September 28 2022

Apple's veteran designer leaves the company


San Francisco– Apple's head of veteran design, Johnny Ive, one of the main figures behind Apple's revival, bitten in recent decades and responsible for shaping iPhone and iMac, will leave the company this year.

In a statement, The company in Cupertino, Calif., Announced the departure of Ive, who will create his own design business and which will have Apple "as one of his major customers."

"Johnny is the only figure in the design world and his role in Apple's revival can not be re-evaluated, from the innovative iMac from 1998 to the iPhone and the unprecedented ambition of Apple Park (the new building where the company's headquarters are located, said Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook.

I've been working for Apple for nearly three decades, and despite leaving the company, as he and his new business "will continue to work side by side" in several projects with the iPhone maker.

The post I leave will be shared, at least temporarily, between the current Vice President of Industrial Design, Evans Hankee and the Vice President of Human Interface Design, Alan Dai.

After nearly thirty years and countless projects, I'm very proud of the work we've done to create an Apple design team, process, and culture that's incomparable. Today (the company) is stronger, more vibrant and has more talent than ever in its history, "said Ive.

The company has not specified what exact date the current project manager will exceed what will be "later this year" and, although they have not specified the name of the company I intend to create, the newspaper The Financial Times He said it was LoveFrom, a project he would take along with his friend and designer Mark Newman.

The news, which came to light after the closing of New York stock markets, led to Apple's stock decline of about 1 percent to $ 197.93 per share in electronic trading after closing stock markets after it was stably maintained throughout the day.

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