Johnny Ivey engages in an exclusive collaboration with AirBnB

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Johnny Ive is a mythical figure in gadget design. She is the mastermind Behind the beauty of Apple’s most iconic product, and the Internet is famous For his Gwyneth Paltrow-SK Descriptive Phrase. She is also beautiful Taste good in shoes. Last year, he Consciously unconsciously Apple, And now, Ive apparently “engaged in a special collaboration with Airbnb”. Alright!

In The blog Post, AirBnB Cofounder and C.E.O. Brian Chesky announced Ive’s new design firm, Lovefrom, which will enter a “multi-year relationship” to design the next generation of AirBnB products and services. Chesky says that he and Ive have been good friends for years, as it turns out, And say Both “believe not only in creating objects and interfaces, but also in creating services and experiences.” However, aside from noting that Ive will help build Airbnb’s internal design team, Chesky did not provide as much what Ive and his strong will Actually doing.

he said, financial Times Alex Slifer, AirBnB’s chief design officer, reports that the company is set to leave and that Ive “will help recreate the company’s app and website,” including a rating-based system of guests and hosts.

Airbnb has a A year old As the global pandemic travels, May is leading to layoffs that reportedly prompted Chesky Service crying In his video cameraHowever, according to the Financial Times, the company’s fortunes have already reversed. Lockdown restrictions have been relaxed. Still, given that the travel industry is facing a lot of uncertainty, it makes sense that AirBnB is looking for Ive to lend some of its “magic”.

For Ive, it appears that not much has changed. In an email to Chesky obtained by ET, Ive wrote: “I love that we look at both worlds with such curiosity and care so deeply about the creative process and new ideas. We have learned that despite the inherent fragility of ideas, they have to become more profound and powerful Can be developed. ”

I don’t know what that means, but Chesky unsteadily does. It appears to be two Happy to wax lyrical about each other, and maybe this business is like Bromance Ive Is missing Since the death of Steve Jobs. In any case, happily these two have found each other and, boy oh boy, I can’t wait for the purple prose press release whenever This special collaborative, multi-year relationship bears fruit.


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