Apple design chief Jonathan Ive collects CBE from Queen Elizabeth

“Apple’s design chief, Brit-born Jonathan Ive, collected his CBE [Commander of the Order of the British Empire] from Her Majesty the Queen in London today, Apple has confirmed,” Jonny Evans reports for Macworld UK.

Evans reports, “The designer of the iMac and the iPod, Ive has been instrumental in Apple product design.”

“It’s the latest in a string of plaudits for the influential designer. In 2003 he was named Designer of the Year by the Design Museum London and he also holds the title of Royal Designer for Industry from The Royal Society of Arts,” Evans reports. “The award was announced in December 2005.”

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “James” for the heads up.]

Related article:
Apple’s Jonathan Ive named Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire – December 31, 2005


  1. I wonder how much design he still does at Apple and how much of his job is management? I think it’s fascinating that his ideas influence the design of thousands of products and services that have nothing to do with Apple. I hope that they do whatever they need to to keep him around. Write him a blank check. His importance to Apple is second only to Steve Jobs.

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