Read a free sample or buy Jony Ive by Leander Kahney. You can read this book with Apple Books on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac. Jony Ive is more important to Apple than Steve Jobs was and the company Leander Kahney, author of Jony Ive – The Genius Behind Apple’s. Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products, by Leander Kahney, Portfolio, RRP£/$, pages. It isn’t hard to argue the.

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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Jan 02, Mike Ball rated it ie was amazing. I was hoping for a deeper exploration into the thought patterns and detailed design methodology of Ive and I didn’t get that. My Profile Log Out. But reading this book was, for the most part, an exercise in frustration ,eander exasperation, and left me with very little more than what I started with.

Aug 30, Kelly rated it really liked it.

I say appears in some cases because I wonder if it was an issue with the audio version I borrowed from my library. It pulls extensively from existing, well-known content, and seems to make no effort to try and integrate this into a cohesive narrative or analysis of the person.

Yeah, I know its a biography and that the book should be based on him, but it gets boring after a time. Success and Failures or something similar. Perhaps he want dot know more about Apple than Ive and that would always place sources on the defensive. The point for Kahney about this story is to illustrate how kind and down-to-earth Ive is. To be sure, you learn some interesting details about what makes a great designer. I love design and I loved this book.

If you want to learn about how the mind of design genius Jony Ive works, don’t read this book. Kahney concludes by asking whether Ive, whose designs have been so influential that they’re now leandeer, can reinvent himself and his ideas now that Tim Cook runs the business. This book goes beyond just design and shows us how Jony Ive has pioneered many new manufacturing processes, he has extended the way many things are built today.


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Even as an art college student, Ive’s talent was seen and appreciated: If you’re not too keen on design this book may not be as interesting. To be fair, there is a photography khaney, but flipping to and from the text to the appendix significantly disrupts the narrative flow.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Two things bothered me though. It felt casual, which is good, but the repetition irked.

And quite naturally that was what I was expecting with this one too. If you’re into that, this book explores this very well. This book describes the ups and downs in Apple’s history and how Jony Ive changed what Apple can do. An excellent read that is able to elucidate the fanatical approach that Jony has regarding all things related to design in Apple. Did Jobs quit Apple or was he forced out? Book also covers the process how Apple created its products and what it is like to work there.

Think of Ettore Sottsass, the Italian who made Olivetti the Apple of its time, designing typewriters and early computers with flair. This dynamic and relationship could be an interesting avenue to explore – how it got started, how these designers may influence one another, etc. Loved the photos of 80’s Jony Ive khaney. Leander really penned it nicely and it amazed me when they mentioned as it is even possible for them to run Apple without Jobs but hard without Jony Ive.

Dec 20, Sean lenader it it khney ok Shelves: Kahney made sure that he talked about people around Jony Ive too. The book goes off-track at a very early point, preferring to revel in Ive’s time at Apple instead of exploring Ive as a human being. The remainder of the book is concerned with the achievements of the Industrial Design Group in Apple. There seems to be a gross assumption that the audience knows exactly what Kahney is talking about in multiple situations.

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Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products

I am hard pressed to think of anyone whom I would recommend read this book over any number of freely available articles and interviews online. This book, by one of Apple’s ad-agency creatives, explores the company’s Steve Jobs-driven philosophy of keeping things simple.

Mar 11, Gavin rated it liked it. If Ive was kshney of those, Kahney does not say so. The Internet, Warts and All, book review: But when lines are repeatedly being used from very public and well known source, it feels like filler to extend the page count. Too bad the biography is all based off of anecdotal information and a few sources, but it’s the closest thing we have describing how Apple comes up with their products. A fan of Apple would think that Steve Jobs was the one who ran the company, designed products, and controlled everything about Apple.

Refresh and try again. But to me, nothing could be further kahnsy the meaning of design. Interessante o livro mostra em determinados momentos um lado pouco conhecido do Sir Ive. This book admits its failure to open up many primary sources, except as far as the beginnings of Jony’s career is concerned.

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But to me, that is why I bought an Apple computer in the first place. Personal Finance Show more Personal Finance links. On more than one occasion, content comes directly from promotional materials for Apple products or from Apple product keynotes – as a result, instead of reading like a well-balanced biography, Kahney’s book comes off as a promotional pamphlet for Apple. When Jobs died two years ago, Ive was, in all but name, anointed his successor.

Jul 04, Azamat rated it it was amazing. The way it looks and reacts.

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