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By Caleb Melby, JESS3

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

Apple cofounder Steve Jobs (1955-2011) had such a tremendous effect on such a lot of people who his existence frequently took on features of fable. yet a lot of his good fortune was once 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 Seventies. He was once an innovator, lacked appreciation for principles and was once enthusiastic about paintings 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 sooner than the 2 grew to become friends--a courting that used to be now not outfitted to last.

This photograph e-book is a reimagining of that fellowship. 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 whilst he took up in depth learn with Kobun. Their time jointly used to be quintessential to the massive leaps that Apple took in a while with its product layout and company strategy.

informed utilizing stripped down discussion and ambitious calligraphic panels, The Zen of Steve Jobs explores how Jobs may have honed his layout aesthetic through jap faith ahead of picking to spot merely what he wishes and depart the remaining behind.

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