Soon Jonathan Ive should receive the award Bay Area Treasure Award. Thus the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art or abbreviated SFMOMA) will honor long-term contribution of the chief designer from Cupertino to developing innovative products Apple.
In A press release published on this occasion, is quoted as saying Benezry Neal (Neal Benezra), director of SFMOMA:
For our generation, Ive is the most advanced and influential figure in the field of industrial design – any other design reason could not do more to change how we visualize and share information. Museum of Modern Art was the first museum on the West Coast, which has created a separate showroom architecture and design, and we note with great pleasure his revolutionary achievements Quince.
Annual award Bay Area Treasure Award will be presented To Jonathan Quince during the gala dinner, which will be held on October 30 this year. In addition to well-known Briton, will also speak at the event hall curator of architecture and design, Jennifer Fletcher (Jennifer Fletcher), and listen to them can, in principle, anyone, who exists from $ 400 to $ 1250 for a ticket.
In the past, this prestigious prize awarded by celebrities such as architect Lawrence Halprin, filmmaker George Lucas, a contemporary artist and a native of San Francisco, Jim Campbell, known primarily for its LED installations, as well as artist Wayne Thiebaud.
Jonathan Ive said that he was very grateful to the museum:
I am always happy to visit SFMOMA, and I think it presents exceptional examples of contemporary art and Design . I am very grateful to the museum and I am proud that replenish amazing list of previous holders of this prestigious award.
Apple’s chief designer is not the first time receive recognition for their efforts. In 2007 he was awarded the National Prize for Design for creating iPhone, in 2009 received an honorary doctorate at the Rhode Island School of Design. Do not forget about his compatriot and the British in 2006, Jonathan became a Knight of the Order of the British Empire, and in 2012 was Knighted .
Ive works in Cupertino for over 20 years and during that time played a direct role in the development of many key products apple company, including rulers iPod, iPhone and iPad, computers iMac, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, as well as iOS 7.