Pinterest stated 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 prior to now decade, and most lately served as the corporate’s chief design and inventive officer.
Sharp based the net scrapbook and photo-sharing platform together with Ben Silbermann, who’s the corporate’s chief govt officer, and Paul Sciarra, who left in 2012.
He’ll transition into an advisory position and proceed to function a board member, the corporate stated in a weblog publish.
Ive co-founded design agency LoveFrom with fellow designer Marc Newson. “LoveFrom is a artistic collective”, the agency’s web site says. Its purchasers embody house rental firm Airbnb and Italian luxurious automotive maker Ferrari.
Ive was an in depth artistic collaborator with Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. He spent greater than twenty years on the tech big earlier than leaving in 2019, and led the design of the candy-colored iMac gadgets that helped Apple re-emerge from close to dying within the Nineteen Nineties in addition to the design of the iPhone.
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