There’s nothing I can say that hasn’t been said before by someone else, about someone else, for similar reasons. Nonetheless: today the world has lost a giant and we are all the poorer for it.
Steve Jobs changed the game so many times that people lost count. His visionary genius, his personal drive and his dedication to making absolute perfection commonplace have left an indelible legacy in which we all share.
His arrogance, his of-course-my-way-is-better approach and his unwillingness to compromise cultivated dislike amongst many, but then, nobody else gave the world the iPhone or the MacBook. Steve’s arrogance was frequently justified and, well, his way generally was often better.
Steve’s example should prompt all of us - in all industries - to treat elegant, beautiful design as a first-class consideration when creating something. If you build something people love, they will love you for it.