‘Jony Ive Redesigns Things’ mocks Apple’s design chief efforts in iOS 7

‘Jony Ive Redesigns Things’ mocks Apple’s design chief efforts in iOS 7
Apple’s iOS 7 is the biggest change to iOS since the iPhone launched nearly 6 years ago and it introduces a nearly complete overhaul to the whole design of the platform. Some things look good, but others like the icons have raised a lot of eyebrows.

We are all in for simplicity, but this seems to be taking it a bit too far, and the end results looks more childish, unfinished rather than modern. And looking at the mix of new icons one trend seems to materialize - Jony Ive just loves gradients.

How much? Should we say enough to redesign his own passport photo? Some people had fun imagining what would different things look like if Jony Ive redesigned them as he did with iOS 7. Hit the source link below to see how crazy things can get.


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39 Comments

1. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

I do agree the UI, especially the icons. look a bit cartoonish.

17. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Gradients have replaced skeuomorphism (or however it is spelled). I really hope we aren't in for 6 years of gradients. :-(

33. SleepingOz unregistered

But I think ifans like the new Android/MIUI wannabe on acid.

34. saket.shrivastava

Posts: 55; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

MIUI !!!!!!!! thats right ..... i knew i had seen it somewhere!!

35. saket.shrivastava

Posts: 55; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

altuough most of ios7 has been "innovated" from somewhere

20. Seymur

Posts: 19; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

Now I can agree that iPhone is toy. Tim Cook is stupid.

30. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

At least the iPad is synonymous with kids toy to me. I have seen a lot of occasions where a kid is bugging his parent to let him play with the iPad.

36. barondebxl

Posts: 180; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

It looks Gayish.

39. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

not too mention the picture with Nicki Minaj in there

2. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

"Hippy" days are back!!

4. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Not necessarily a bad thing if done right... Japanese girls' hippy-like and unique fashion is nice to me.

10. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

It's nice but suits only for Japanese.

14. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

But this is American stuff for American minds for American hands.

3. chunk1x

Posts: 248; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

Photo of Nicki Minaj is freaking me out.

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

They should have put a photo of Psy, not Nicki Minaj. Apple have a bad taste!

15. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

PSY still bad...

16. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

PSY isn't bad, PSY is awesome! He's a mother father Gentleman! :D

23. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Gangnam Sh*t is over-rated!!

29. Randz

Posts: 10; Member since: May 14, 2013

i cant help but notice Nicki Minaj hahaha the only thing nice to her is her ass, nothing else....lol Btw i kinda like IOS 7, its simple, elegant and flawless xcept for some icons.....

40. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I prefer LIL KIM over Nicki Minaj

5. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

and here i thought they would face less criticism if they finally changed the look of iOS. I personally like the new look. but LOL anyway. nicki minaj as the inspiration seems legit.

6. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

well sure,but the chick looks better then home screen ui.and the monitor looks flavorful too,.ahaah()_()

7. SIGPRO

Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

It looks like symbian os........ios7 is behind the market!

9. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Apple claim that they put a lot of effort into iOS 7, but apart multitasking they have done nothing significant. Apart multitasking they have changed only "skin" of iOS 6 and I think that the new "skin" is totally fail, I think that iOS 6 user interface was better than new one. I think that Android OS is still better.

12. jibraihimi

Posts: 808; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

After the preview of ios 7, British government might be thinking of taking the 'knighthood' away from Sir Johny Ive...........

18. feres13

Posts: 307; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

The settings icon looks like an oven burner...

21. Sondae

Posts: 291; Member since: Jan 02, 2013

LOL Nicki Minaj not so good to compare.The design looks soft flat and girlish. Guys wont like it though.

22. sennarose88

Posts: 55; Member since: Jun 18, 2009

iOS 7: Designed for Nicki Minaj. Gross. I'd pick the "designed for human" one.

24. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Is jony I've gay?

25. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

How dare yo!!!??? It's Ma'am John Ive!!

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