236 posts and columns on design
One of the ironies is that, from a design point of view, we feel that we’ve done our job when you finally get to that point and you think, “Well, there couldn’t be a rational alternative.” It appears inevitable. It almost appears like it wasn’t designed. Then we feel like we got it right, which is sort of semi-ironic, as a design team, to not make you feel like it was designed. But that’s what we try to do.
– Jony Ive, in a joint interview that he and Craig Federighi gave to Bloomberg’s Sam Grobart
News ByteTwitter plans to do away with tabs in a forthcoming update.) The addition of tabs, said product manager Michael Sharon, is for improving user navigability through the app, which is already loaded with many features. The update goes live at noon PT, and is also compatible with iOS 6 and iOS 5 software.