Chris Walton

Jonathan Ive becomes a Knight of the Realm

Jonathan Ive, is the Senior Vice President of Industrial Design at Apple and widely regarded as one of the best creatives in the world who brought us innovations such as the iMac, iPod, iPhone and both versions of the iPad.

Ive, who grew up in North London has been recognised by the Queen for ‘services to design and enterprise’ and been given a Knighthood.

Ive’s who owns 400 patents was previously awarded a CBE by the Queen, who has revealed she owns an iPod along with numerous other awards an honors. In 2003 he was named Designer of the Year by the Design Museum in London and was given the title Royal Designer for Industry by the Royal Society of Arts. He has also won the prestigious Industrial Design Excellence Award in the USA.

Ive’s has said “To be recognised with this honour is absolutely thrilling and I am both humbled and sincerely grateful”