Thoughtful design has always been at the core of Apple’s product development.
Steve Jobs was especially keen on making products that are clean, friendly, and above all, simple to use — a set of principles that has often separated Apple’s products from the rest.
“It takes a lot of hard work to make something simple, to truly understand the underlying challenges and come up with elegant solutions,” Jobs said according to the Smithsonian Magazine.
Apple’s attention to detail is present throughout the company’s product line, from the way the case for your AirPods snaps shut to subtle flourishes in the iPhone’s software.
Here are our favorite design elements that highlight the company’s fixation with detail.