Jony Ive is apparently no longer working with Apple

Jony Ive and Apple CEO Tim Cook
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Former design lead at Apple Jony Ive and Apple go together like umm... apples and oranges. But one source says that they'll no longer be working together.

Apple fans will remember that Jony Ive left Apple in 2019, to start his own design firm, LoveFrom. But at the time, the Cupertino giant signed a multi-year contract to work with LoveFrom. This meant that Ive's biggest client was Apple, and that he was restricted from taking on certain types of work – in short, anything that Apple found competitive. Seeing as Apple covers a fair amount of different tech, and Ive's worked on everything from the Apple Watch to the iMac, we can imagine that that ruled out a fair chunk of work.

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Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she worked as Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on magazines including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw and Mac|Life. In 2018, she joined Creative Bloq, where she now assists with the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure our content serves the reader as best it can.