The Zen of Steve Jobs

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 a massive impression on such a lot of people who his lifestyles usually took on facets of fantasy. yet a lot of his luck 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 Nineteen Seventies. He was once an innovator, lacked appreciation for ideas and was once enthusiastic about artwork and layout. Kobun was once 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 was once no longer 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 while he took up in depth learn with Kobun. Their time jointly was once fundamental 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 need honed his layout aesthetic through jap faith sooner than selecting to spot in simple terms what he wishes and go away the remaining behind.

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