This beautiful camera designed by Jony Ive just sold for $1.8 million

This one-of-a-kind Leica M camera by Apple design pope Jony Ive and Marc Newson has reached a record-shattering $1,805,000 at the Sotheby's RED charity auction. It was expected to sell for about $750,000 but it seems that some rich kid really wanted a new toy for the holidays. Good, as all this money goes to fight… » 11/24/13 8:21pm 11/24/13 8:21pm

What Jony Ive Wishes He Could Say About Apple's User Interfaces

Jony Ive has been knighted by the Q of E. There's an interview in yesterday's Daily Telegraph in which he talks about the horrible user interface design that has been invading Apple's apps and operating systems for a while—which goes against everything he stands for. » 5/23/12 2:00pm 5/23/12 2:00pm

Gifts for Design Lovers and Jon Ive Wannabees

I go through the world marveling at the objects around us—from lamp posts to toothbrushes to buildings to sailboats—looking for details, craftsmanship, function, beauty, and purpose. If you know someone nutters like that, here are some gift ideas: » 11/26/09 10:00pm 11/26/09 10:00pm

Samsung Luce Lock is the iPhone of Doorware, Apparently

Fans of Jonathan Ive's work may find the EZON SHS-5200 lock, aka Luce, from Samsung just a little bit crispy. Built to US standards, and with an emergency keyhole, this slimline digital door fastening has been hailed as being better-looking than the iPhone. Made of aluminum, its tempered-glass, touchscreen pad only… » 4/04/08 4:47am 4/04/08 4:47am