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Pioneering fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies aged 98

Pioneering fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies aged 98

Entertainment
Fashion designer Pierre Cardin has died at the age of 98, according to France's Fine Arts Academy.The French star, who was born in Italy, was known for his avant-garde style and futuristic designs in the 1960s and 70s. He first worked at couture houses before launching his own brand and pioneering the use of licensing in fashion.He put his label's name on different products, including perfumes and cosmetics as well as cigarette cases and baseball caps.The Beatles famously wore his collarless suits, designed without lapels and buttons done up to the top. A...
Princess Diana interview: Designer Matt Wiessler ‘angry’ at BBC treatment

Princess Diana interview: Designer Matt Wiessler ‘angry’ at BBC treatment

Entertainment
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Designer makes £77,000 from iPhone icons in a week

Designer makes £77,000 from iPhone icons in a week

Technology
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ARM: UK-based chip designer sold to US firm Nvidia

ARM: UK-based chip designer sold to US firm Nvidia

Technology
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iPhone designer praised for ‘groundbreaking’ products as he leaves Apple

iPhone designer praised for ‘groundbreaking’ products as he leaves Apple

Technology
The British man who designed the iPhone, iPod and Mac is leaving Apple after nearly three decades, saying it is a "natural" time to go.Chief design officer Sir Jonathan Ive - known widely as Jony Ive - will leave later this year to start his own design firm. But he will not cut his ties with the technology giant completely, as his new company will count Apple among its clients.He told the Financial Times: "While I will not be an (Apple) employee, I will still be very involved - I hope for many, many years to come."This just seems like a natural and gentle time to make this change." Advertisement According to the paper, his new venture LoveFrom will launch fully in 2020 and Sir Jonathan will continue to work...