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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 an immense impression on such a lot of people who his lifestyles frequently took on features of delusion. yet a lot of his good fortune was once because of collaboration with designers, engineers and thinkers. The Zen of Steve Jobs tells the tale of Jobs' courting with one such individual: Kobun Chino Otogawa.

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

This image booklet 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 critical to the large leaps that Apple took in a while with its product layout and company strategy.

instructed utilizing stripped down discussion and impressive calligraphic panels, The Zen of Steve Jobs explores how Jobs may have honed his layout aesthetic through japanese faith earlier than settling on to spot in simple terms what he wishes and depart the remainder behind.

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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 an immense impression on such a lot of people who his lifestyles frequently took on features of delusion. yet a lot of his good fortune was once because of collaboration with designers, engineers and thinkers. The Zen of Steve Jobs tells the tale of Jobs' courting with one such individual: Kobun Chino Otogawa.

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

This image booklet 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 critical to the large leaps that Apple took in a while with its product layout and company strategy.

instructed utilizing stripped down discussion and impressive calligraphic panels, The Zen of Steve Jobs explores how Jobs may have honed his layout aesthetic through japanese faith earlier than settling on to spot in simple terms what he wishes and depart the remainder behind.

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