Executive Editor, VentureBeat
thenextweb.com — If you caught Apple's iOS 7 presentation on Monday or have followed any of the numerous bits of coverage, then you know that the home screen icons have quickly become a point of contention. They're certainly a radical departure from the deep and allegory-heavy icons of iOS 6 and they contribute to an overall lighter, brighter and more youthful aesthetic this time around.
venturebeat.com — Steve Jobs was very upfront about the fact that good artists copy, and great artists steal. According to former Palm CEO - and Apple SVP - Jon Rubinstein, the company Steve started is still a great artist. As is Google, and as is Microsoft.
wired.com — Not only is the Jobs vs. Ive framing overly simplified, it's also irrelevant to design discourse. Limiting our skeuomorphism and flat design discussion to what essentially boils down to a "do these pixels make me look fat" question is a waste of energy. Instead, design should boldly go where no user and interface has gone before.
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