On October 30, 2014, Sir Jonathan Ive will receive the prestigious “Bay Area Treasure Award” from SFMOMA’s Modern Art Council,
Salvatore Ferragamo co-hosted this years Mid Winter Gala in San Francisco, with Trevor Traina, Vanessa Getty, Kathryn Lasater, and Allison Speer. Guests included Marissa Mayer, Jonathan Ive, Dita von Teese, Balthazar Getty, Camilla Belle, Jessica Hart, Derek Blasberg, John Gidding, Lauren Remington Platt, Liz Goldwyn, Libby Leffler, Douglas Friedman, David Sacks, Jacqueline Sacks, Devon Aoki, Gary Friedman, among others.
Marc Newson and Sir Jonathan Ive, two pioneers in the world of design, have just organized an auction for innovation and design at Sotheby’s with philanthropist and musician Bono.
The Mid Winter Gala for 2013 honored the exhibit, “Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis” with a chic winter wonderland that raised over $400k. Marissa Mayer, Jonathan Ive, Alison Pincus, Vanessa Getty, Dick Costolo, Stephan Jenkins, Connie Nielsen, Lori Levine, Evgenia Peretz, Jeremy Stoppelman, Trevor Traina, Allison Speer and Kathryn Lasater were among the 380 who attended.
Jonathan Ive, Apple’s revered design chief, has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. As senior VP for industrial design at Apple since 1997, he has been responsible for the design of the company’s iPods, iPhones and iPads, among other products.
Vanity Fair has made it official – San Francisco is the new center of the Universe for power and influence in business.