Jony Ive on Design

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Legendary Apple Designer Jony Ive and his friend, Marc Newson, were involved in two produce designs outside of Apple: a Leica camera and Desk, both of which are being auctioned off to charity.

The two designers went through over 1,000 prototypes while crafting the Leica camera.  When asked about design, Ive said that “the most important thing is that you care,” reflecting his deep desire to craft quality products.

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Ive’s and Newson’s table is crafted from aluminum in an ultra-minimilistic design.  Interestingly, there doesn’t seem to be any glass on the surface, something that I’d expect of Ive.  Nevertheless, it’s still a nice looking product.

The two products will be auctioned off as (RED), a fund that aids those with diseases such as AIDS.

Camera in iOS 7

 

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Everyone loves taking pictures. With iOS 7, Apple has attempted to improve the picture and video taking experience with a completely redesigned Camera app.

Apple has included several new features in the revamped camera app and has kept old favorites. Returning features include, panorama, flash control, and hdr. New features include square mode, which allows the user to take instagram style photos. iPhone 5s owners will be able to experience other new features such as True Tone Flash, Burst Mode, Auto Image Stabilization, and Slow Motion Video.  

In addition to the new features, Apple has changed the interface in the new camera app. 

All in all, I think the users will enjoy the new features as well as the re-imagined interface.