What you need to know
- Apple's VP of Human Interface has shared how the company made its handwashing feature for Apple Watch.
- Alan Dye was speaking on the Monocle on Design podcast.
- He also discussed the Apple Watch's unique typeface and the design language of watch faces.
Apple's VP of Human Interface, Alan Dye, has appeared on the Monocle on Design podcast to discuss Apple Watch.
Speaking with Monocle's David Phelan, Dye appeared in a 16-minute segment of the show earlier this week.
Over the course of the interview, Phelan and Dye discuss Apple's early approach to designing a typeface for Apple Watch, faces, and Apple's new handwashing feature in watchOS 7.
On the show Dye stated:
The pair also discussed using stripes as part of Apple's watch face design, and the thinking behind collaborations with partners like Hermes or Nike.
The interview Dye is just 16 minutes long, and the podcast is handily broken down into chapters, so you can't miss it. Click here to listen!
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