|Jonathan Ive #1, iBook designer|
There is a tendency for designers to understand the use of a product soley in terms of what happens between its being switched on and off. Convinced that carrying the product also defined an important aspect of its use, we developed the flip-up handle and robust polycarbonate shells co-moulded with rubber.
Jonathan Ive, iBook designer
|Ooh la la!
Nothing else looks like the clamshell iBook, the first of the iBook line. Nothing else in computer form has those thick, sensuous curves that beg to be touched. Hefty but oh-so-sexy, the clamshell iBook is a big-boned Venus.