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By Caleb Melby, JESS3

An illustrated depiction of Steve Jobs' friendship with Zen Buddhist Kobun Chino Otogawa and the effect it had on Jobs' career

Apple cofounder Steve Jobs (1955-2011) had such a huge impression on such a lot of people who his lifestyles frequently took on features of delusion. yet a lot of his good fortune used to be as a result of collaboration with designers, engineers and thinkers. The Zen of Steve Jobs tells the tale of Jobs' dating with one such individual: Kobun Chino Otogawa.

Kobun was once a Zen Buddhist priest who emigrated to the U.S. from Japan within the early Nineteen Seventies. He was once an innovator, lacked appreciation for ideas and was once keen about artwork and layout. Kobun was once to Buddhism as Jobs used to be to the pc company: a renegade and maverick. It wasn't lengthy ahead of the 2 grew to become friends--a courting that was once now not equipped to last.

This photograph e-book is a reimagining of that comradeship. the tale strikes again and ahead in time, from the Seventies to 2011, yet facilities at the interval after Jobs' exile from Apple in 1985 while he took up in depth learn with Kobun. Their time jointly used to be essential to the massive leaps that Apple took in a while with its product layout and company strategy.

advised utilizing stripped down discussion and impressive calligraphic panels, The Zen of Steve Jobs explores how Jobs may have honed his layout aesthetic through jap faith sooner than deciding upon to spot merely what he wishes and depart the remainder behind.

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