Jonathan Ive is Apple’s Chief Design Officer. Jony is responsible for all design at Apple, including the look and feel of Apple hardware, user interface, packaging, major architectural projects such as Apple Park and Apple’s retail stores, as well as new ideas and future initiatives.
“Say hello to the future” Apple says. But future can wait for now as the iPhone X will be available in November. In the meantime we can console ourselves with the iPhone 8 and 8s which go on preorders on September 15 and on sale on the 22nd. X as ten, ten years from the so far so close 2007 when Steve Jobs introduced the very first iPhone. The iPhone X is the first one that completely change the user experience, Continue reading “iPhone X | First impressions”
With a few hours to go the hype for the September keynote is off the charts. Apple will introduce the new iPhone 8/8s and the long-awaited iPhone X. A new Apple Watch with LTE capabilities, an Apple TV with 4K and HDR support and a subtle update to the AirPods are also likely to be on the menu. We’ll be live and constantly updating here.
With a few hours to go for the presentation of the iPhone 8/8 Plus and the iPhone X we know pretty much everything about the technology of the iPhone 7. I’d like to make some reflections about its design and how it could evolve in the new iPhones.
Since the first iPhone the front hasn’t changed much. Continue reading “iPhone 7 Design between present and future “
Instagram is a great place to meet people who share your passion and I have the pleasure of sharing with you today the work of a young and talented argentinian designer and entrepreneur: Juan Garcia Mansilla.
This is a little bio by himself: Continue reading “Design talents: Juan Garcia Mansilla “
When i was a kid driving was reserved to adults, it was some kind of a mythological activity, it was supposed to be so sweet to drive a fancy car around with friends or lovers.
When I turned 15 my mom bought me a little lightweight 4-wheel vehicle, i got it just after school finished in June and i just had the time of my life during those years. It was so amazing to be on the street for the first time with my own music on an audio cd I had just burned, one of the first tracks was “Diamonds on the inside” by Ben Harper! The sense of freedom of going wherever and whenever I wanted was absolute and inebriating. Continue reading “Cars: the ultimate art’s form”
Exactly ten years ago on June 29, 2007 the first true smartphone went for sale in the United States. The 1st generation iPhone (also known as iPhone 2g or iPhone EDGE) is a milestone in the history of software engineering, user interface design and industrial design. The multi-touch touchscreen, the virtual keyboard, the intuitive interaction, the possibility to easily upgrade and backup iPhone OS were breakthrough revolutions, all in an 11.6 mm thick and five-button device. The team who worked on the iPhone, the super secret project Purple, made an incredible effort to create something that brings simplicity to an highly sophisticated product. Everything defers… Continue reading “A victory for Beauty: 10 years of iPhone “
In my first fundamental article about beauty I was voluntarily unspecific. That was the start of a journey, I am going to analyze some specific areas of the aesthetic realm:
The Zeppelin Wireless by Bowers & Wilkins is a speaker featuring Bluetooth 4.1, Airplay, Ethernet and Aux (Mini Jack 3.5 mm) connections. The Spotify Premium compatibility is also present to stream directly from the Spotify app. It comes in two colors: black and white.
The Zeppelin, at its third iteration, is named after the early 20th century german rigid airships company. This is one of the generic trademark cases , where the name of a company is eventually used to define a class of objects (Biro with ball-point pens among the most famous examples). The iconic shape, infact, has a strong resemblance to the one of a zeppelin. An adequate distance between the drives is one of the requirements for a proper acoustic performance. Continue reading “Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless | Review “