Interview: Ivy Ross, Google’s Head of Hardware Design

How the former head of Glass is turning the company into a product design powerhouse

In her role as VP of Hardware Design at Google, Ivy Ross brings creative expertise in everything from fashion and jewelry to toys and art and even sound healing and Mien Shiang (the Chinese art of face-reading). She dropped out of college right before graduating to open a design concept store in NYC, but still managed to attend Harvard Business School and was recently given …

The Features of Google’s Pixel Mobile Phone

Who wouldn’t like a phone that recuperates seven hours of battery life after 15 minutes of being plugged in? And that’s just one of many features Google has announced regarding their new mobile phone Pixel, for which they built both the software and hardware. The device comes in two sizes (5″ and 5.5″) and three colorways (including a rich “really blue,” which we were expecting …