Andy Rutledge entered a dangerous arena when he took it upon himself to redesign the digital edition of The New York Times. As if this bold move was not enough, Rutledge accompanied his design with fighting words: “News outlets seldom if ever treat content with any sort of dignity.”
“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” –Steve Jobs
After I finished my late dinner, I checked on the Internet to see what’s going on in the world as usual as I do. Click! My front page came – Yahoo! My eyes were suddenly captured by the headline- “Steve Jobs Pass Away in his 56 Years of Age”. All of the sudden, the article claimed an end of a generation of Apple. I was depressed about losing him and using his products at the same time. A lot of questions came to my mind about how he transformed our generations. Why was he so successful in delivering his products into our hands? What we can learn from his products and his approach to design?