Forward of the Met Gala fundraising tournament, which takes position this night in New York Town, Apple design leader Jony Ive spoke at a press tournament concerning the fusion of fashion and technology, the theme of this yr's "Manus x Machina" Met show off. Particularly, Ive spoke about Apple's paintings in riding each arenas.
"Our objective has all the time been to take a look at to create items as stunning as they're useful," Ive advised a gaggle of assembled newshounds. Ive is among the Apple-sponsored fundraiser's 4 hosts, at the side of Style's Anna Wintour, pop famous person Taylor Swift, and actor Idris Elba.
Ive has spoken at the intersection of technology and fashion sooner than, having opened or spoken at a lot of occasions with that theme in recent times. With final yr's release of the Apple Watch, Ive and his staff made their maximum direct effort to bridge the 2 industries.
The Met Gala is an annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork's Dress Institute, with this yr's tournament being subsidized through Apple.