Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products [Leander Kahney] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “An adulating biography of. 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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But I read the book in 3 sittings, which is fast for me, especially for a non-fiction book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. That is one reason why I loved this book more than ‘Steve Jobs’. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. And as an Apple stockholder, I’m reassured that an engine for innovative product imagination is still present in Cupertino.

He will always tell his team to not worry about the cost as that is not their Job. Dlaczego nie mamy w Polsce swojego Ive’a? However, for whatever reason, these stories are absent yet the people are still mentioned as meaningful parts of Ive’s life.

Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products by Leander Kahney

On top of that, the author frequently bounces back and forth between future and past events; this is most grating in the first half of the book, where it feels like Kahney wants to quickly express what happens in Ive’s early life so that he can finally talk all about Apple. Kubrick aside though, Ive was always ahead of the game.

They approach are radical at technology world. If you’re not too keen on design this book may not be as interesting. It had to be really systematic. For anyone interested in industrial design this is an essential book.


Kill products that do not meet that bar frees you to focus on things that matter. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Favorite Quotes from the book: Jony had his intentions clear and neat.

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Nov 10, Amrith rated it really liked it. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design. And another major factor is that, there’s a limit joyn which one can go on reading about the same guy. I read this book on a Kindle Paperwhite, but I’ve seen numerous instances in other publications for Kindle where this has been done. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.

The PowerBook Titanium was brilliant from the design and engineering perspective but deeply flawed during the use in akhney real world.

Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products

As a prominent writer on Apple- and Mac-related topics, Kahney was once theorized incorrectly to be the identity of Fake Steve Jobs. Learn more about Amazon Prime. However, the parts where Steve Jobs comes on the scene, sparkle.

Still, the book does a good job of explaining the messy and complex details of product design, leandr are laborious and tedious and rarely feature the simple narratives that later become myth.

Jan 02, Mike Ball rated it it was amazing. I was hoping for a deeper exploration into the thought patterns a This book is well written and well researched.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I found it inspiring in and have watched it a couple of kahny. Opinion Show more Opinion links. It will live in our cars and living rooms, become part of the architecture, cover our landscapes. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. But Leander Kahney has put a lid on such shit in ‘Jony Ive’.

I’ve additionally never had to report so many content and typo errors on a book before. First, Ive apparently didn’t participate An interesting book covering the life of Jony Ive and the design issues at Apple during Ive’s employment.


This book also defines Opportunity and Legacy Jony had. He describes a good design as intuitive leandwr interactive. This book is positively chockablock with insights regarding Apple’s unique Industrial Design and Product Development akhney, making it a worthwhile read for people in the industry trying to get a better sense of how Apple keeps managing to churn out hit after hit.

One that is admired and respected by other designers the world over. A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation. Where and why did Apple decide to employ him?

Even though adequate research was done jomy Jony Ive, the number of pages was cut into half of what Isaacson offered in his book perfectly adhering to the mantra of Apple “get rid of the crappy stuff”. It was a quick read and I finished it in a few days, but in the end I found it kind of light, like a sports hero book for a young adult audience.

So it was a very rude awakening for me to go a different company like Excite or Yahoo because they had none of that!

May 01, Jon rated it really liked it. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The title is “Jony Ive,” which would lead you to believe that this book is a biography about Sir Jony Ive’s life thus far. The book ‘Steve Jobs’ was filled with such crap mostly from Sculley and other people with whom Jobs khaney a fall out. Loved the photos of 80’s Jony Ive though.

This persists later in the book as well.