Jonathan Ive expressed nostalgia for the days before rapid prototyping blaming the rise of rapid prototyping for distancing designers from the physical design process.
‘When we started out we made all our own models. Just pressing “print” is an obstacle to designers being close to the materials and the object. He declined to comment on the state of the UK’s digital product design industry, and said he ‘didn’t know’ if he’d ever come back to work here. via design week [PR]