Departing Apple iPhone design head Tang Tan is to work for Jony Ive on designing new AI hardware devices for OpenAI.
It was announced that Tang Tan would be leaving Apple in February 2024, but his duties have already been divided up and he is now reportedly joining Jony Ive’s LoveFrom firm. He is to work specifically on LoveFrom’s collaboration with OpenAI for a new AI hardware project.
According to Bloomberg, the veteran Apple designer will lead the project’s hardware engineering. The publication says that projects currently being considered include devices for the home, though neither OpenAI nor LoveFrom would comment.