Apple’s Chief Designer Keeps This Motivational Poster in His Office to Remind Him to ‘Believe in Your F*cking Self’

Jony Ive, the Apple Inc. executive designer responsible for just about every Apple product you can name — and even that controversial cross lightsaber in the new Star Wars movie — was recently profiled by the New Yorker and he revealed a few interesting facets to how he works. Perhaps most interesting is the artwork he keeps in his office.

“Overlapping framed images leaned against the wall: a Banksy print of the Queen with the face of a chimpanzee, and a poster, well known in design circles, that begins, ‘Believe in your fucking self. Stay up all fucking night,’ and ends, many admonitions later, ‘Think about all the fucking possibilities.’ “

The poster was designed by Brian Buirge and Jason Bacher from the studio Good Fucking Design Advice. It’s dead simple, but motivation in that form will cost you about $100.

This is Banksy’s “Queen Chimp” piece Ive also keeps in his office.

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So, what kind of art would you keep in your office to keep you inspired? Whatever makes you fucking successful, that’s what.

Feature Image via SolidSmack
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