The Apple Watch was slated to be introduced at a local community college auditorium near the companys Cupertino, Calif., headquarters. To bring cosmopolitan gloss to a suburban landscape of strip malls, Mr. Ive recommended removing two dozen trees and erecting a lavish white tent.

Source: Why Jony Ive Left Apple to the Accountants

Jony Ive’s design prowess was critical in making Apple what it is today, but I have to wonder how much of that was because it was focused and harnessed by Steve Jobs.