Pinterest mentioned on Thursday co-founder Evan Sharp is leaving the corporate to hitch LoveFrom, a agency led by Jony Ive, the designer of many iconic Apple merchandise. Sharp constructed Pinterest’s authentic platform and oversaw its speedy development previously decade, and most not too long ago served as the corporate’s chief design and artistic officer.
Sharp based the web scrapbook and photo-sharing platform together with Ben Silbermann, who’s the corporate’s chief government officer, and Paul Sciarra, who left in 2012.
He will transition into an advisory position and proceed to function a board member, the corporate mentioned in a blog post.
Ive co-founded design agency LoveFrom with fellow designer Marc Newson. “LoveFrom is a creative collective”, the agency’s web site says. Its purchasers embody dwelling rental firm Airbnb and Italian luxurious automobile maker Ferrari.
Ive was a detailed artistic collaborator with Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. He spent greater than twenty years on the tech large earlier than leaving in 2019, and led the design of the candy-colored iMac units that helped Apple re-emerge from close to dying within the Nineties in addition to the design of the iPhone.
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