Apple’s design chief Jonathan Ive the architect behind the devices such as the iPhone, iPad and iMac has been knighted for his services to design and enterprise. Sir Jonathan was widely considered as one of Steve Jobs’ closes friend at Apple with the pair combining on a number of occasions to bring the world a selection of industry and even generation defining gadgets including the iPod, MacBook Air and the dominant iPad tablets.
Speaking to The Telegraph Jonathan Ive was asked which of all the products he had designed for Apple over the years would he most like to be remembered for. ”A lot does seem to come back to the fact that what we’re working on now feels like the most important and the best work we’ve done, and so it would be what we’re working on right now, which of course I can’t tell you about” he said. Admiring his British heritage despite living in the US for the better part of two decades, Ive told The Telegraph he was “the product of a very British design education” before suggested that Apple products are consumer tools “and we don’t want design to get in the way