If you ever wanted to make yourself feel inferior, then having a good think about what kinds of things you'd be able to buy if you were worth millions or even billions of dollars is a good way to do it. While we should probably just be happy for what we've got - new smartphones, tablets, games etc aren't things everyone has access to - there's no doubting that some people live in a completely different world to the rest of us.
Jony Ive, or Sir Jony Ive as he is known in his native United Kingdom, is widely regarded as the man behind some of Apple's most iconic designs. Once described by Steve Jobs as the man with the most power and influence within the fruit company besides himself, he is responsible for the look of everything from the MacBook air to the market-defining iPad.
Step forward Sir Jonathan Ive. That is how Apple's head of design will now be able to officially introduce himself after being made a knight commander of the British empire in the new years honours list. Jonathan is famous around the world as the man who led the design teams who came up with the aesthetics and form factor behind the iMac, Powerbook G4, G4 Cube, MacBook, unibody MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iPod, iPhone and the iPad.