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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To be fair, there is a photography appendix, but flipping to and from the text to the kaheny significantly disrupts the narrative flow. If you’ve never known who was responsible for the current vogue for user-irreplaceable batteries, now you know.

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Save yourself the time, money, and headache and read something else. This persists later in the book as well. It lacks attention to the right kinds of detail – and in a biography about a detail-oriented person like Jony Ive, I would expect a much sharper and well-designed reading experience.

Kahney didn’t suck up to Jobs and his followers, instead he had the guts to reveal the true reformer who was not out there lexnder be seen in the public. To view it, click here. Apple did this with Newton and printers. Since childhood his passion jonj curiosity about tinkering already proven. This biography, based on multiple interviews over a year period, paints a well-rounded picture of Apple’s ‘visionary leader’. It had its inspiring and interesting bits. The book ‘Steve Jobs’ was filled with such crap mostly from Sculley and other people with whom Jobs had a fall out.

This book, by one of Apple’s ad-agency creatives, explores the company’s Steve Jobs-driven philosophy of keeping things simple. If Ive was one of those, Kahney does not say so. Non-Fiction Add to myFT. In the minds of general public, who doesn’t know much about Apple Inc in detail, they have a misconception that it is Jobs who revived the company.


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Kahney himself has written two previous books about Apple and Steve Jobs; there’s also Walter Isaacson’s compendious biography of Steve Jobs which Kahney quotestwo books by Steven Levy Insanely Greatthe biography of the Mac, and ‘s The Perfect Thingwhich studied the birth and development of the iPodand dozens more covering various aspects of Apple’s business and culture.

I’ve additionally never had to report so many content and typo errors on a book before. Steve will have a design in his mind and Jony will build it for Steve. Even though adequate research was done on Jony Ive, the number of pages was cut into half of what Isaacson offered jny his book perfectly adhering to the mantra of Apple “get rid of the crappy stuff”.

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I had been hoping for a rich, detailed look at Ive, who has been so instrumental in Apple’s resurgence since the first iMac. I was hoping for a deeper exploration into the thought patterns a This book is well written and well researched. Additionally, even among people who are aware of what’s being discussed, Android is never referred to as “the Android”.

They approach are radical at technology world. Working as a newspaper reporter in the UK, he covered amongst other things, the war in former Yugoslavia. The disappointing reality is that it’s not.

Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products

This book is an interesting book because it has lots of information about how Sir Jonathan Ive’s designs in Apple are so successful. Nothing disappointed in this book, would definitely recommend to read Jan 03, Alex rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Jony was very much into design as a passion rather than a job. A new book from Yukari Kane examines the Jobs’ legacy and the options Even as an art college student, Ive’s talent was seen and appreciated: Jony Ive is one kony phenomenal designer at this century.


The idea of Fortress Apple is dated and not a new phenomenon iv all. Ive was born in Chingford, Essex, the son of khney silversmith and lecturer in design, and he learned young both how to make things by hand and how to think about design. Want to Read saving…. Aug 30, Kelly rated it really liked it.

And another major factor is that, there’s a limit to which one can go on reading about the same guy. He is extremely good at what he does. Ive remains, at the end of this book, as unknown a quantity as he is at the beginning: Oct 04, Arnold Saputra rated it really liked it. This book is just badly written, from a mechanical and language standpoint. Truly an enlightening read about one of the greatest designers of this century. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

To his surprise, Ive was still carrying the laptop bag. Tim Cook may be chief executive but it is Ive, apparently, who is the heart of the company. It had to be really systematic. Tech Industry Antisocial Media, book review: The amount of information included in the book regarding Apple and its product development process surprised me considering how much of a secretive organization Apple is.

Book was a little slow to get going but worth seeing it through. 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.