‘Designed by Apple in California’ Book no Longer Available on Apple’s Online US Store

Apple seems to have ended U.S. on-line gross sales of its ‘Designed By Apple in California’ guide, which chronicles 20 years of Apple product designs by 450 images.

A minisite devoted to the guide continues to be reside on Apple’s servers, however hyperlinks to purchase the guide from Apple’s on-line U.S. retailer have develop into useless ends. A seek for the guide on the net retailer and the Apple Store app additionally return no outcomes.

Stocks of the hardback guide have been fluctuating since round June, suggesting Apple has been decreasing print numbers for some weeks. In another international locations, the guide continues to be accessible by Apple’s regional on-line shops, however inventory nonetheless seems to be dwindling.

Released in 2016 in two sizes priced at $199 and $299, the publication covers product designs from the iMac in 1998 to the Apple Pencil in 2015, and “also documents the materials and techniques used by Apple’s design team over two decades of innovation.” It is devoted in the reminiscence of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

A video starring Jony Ive accompanies the guide on Apple’s minisite. If that will get eliminated, the video ought to nonetheless be accessible on YouTube.


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