Online service of short-term rent of housing Airbnb has agreed on cooperation with the former chief designer of Apple, Johnny Ive, and his company LoveFrom, Airbnb reports.
“Today I am pleased to announce that Joni and his partners at LoveFrom will work with me and the Airbnb team. We have decided to collaborate on a multi-year relationship to design Airbnb’s next-generation products and services,” Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said.
Chesky also added that Ive will assist in forming and developing the service design team.
I’ve worked for Apple for 27 years. He has designed many of the company’s products, including iMac, iPod, and iPhone. But at the end of last year, he left Apple and created his own design company LoveFrom.
The online housing booking portal Airbnb exists since 2008. The company’s website contains more than 7 million ads with offers of housing in more than 100 thousand cities in 191 countries.