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Apple Pinterest Product Design.

Former Apple designer Susan Kare snapped up by Pinterest as product design lead


By Natalie Mortimer | N/A

August 3, 2015 | 2 min read

Pinterest has hired the Apple employee behind the design of the the original Macintosh 'lasso' and 'paint bucket', Susan Kare, as its new product design lead.

Kare joined Apple in 1982 and worked on designing icons, graphics and typefaces before moving to NeXT, the computer company founded by Steve Jobs, in 1986. She then went on to found a graphic design company in San Francisco in 1989 called Susan Kare Design.

In a statement on Forbes, Kare said that "From the first time I met Evan Sharp and Bob Baxley, I felt in sync with the Pinterest design philosophy and company vision".

In her new role, Kare will report to head of product design, Bob Baxley, another former Apple employee.

Apple Pinterest Product Design.

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