Gary Butcher is reportedly back at Apple after his move to AirBNB
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As VP of Material Design Evans Hankey leaves Apple, sources say Gary Butcher will join the company after leading design at Airbnb.
While Apple has officially confirmed that his vice president of industrial design, Evans Hankey, is leaving the company, he has not commented on a possible successor.
However, according to Bloombergunspecified sources within Apple have added since that Gary Butcher is coming back to the company. Butcher has been vice president of design at Airbnb since June 2021, but spent nearly 16 years working for Apple.
Butcher’s time at Apple included approximately 8 years as Creative Director – Video, then from 2013 to 2021, Designer. He would have worked in the software division of Alan Dye, where he was one of the best designers.
Before joining Apple for the first time, Butcher was a designer for companies such as Liquid TV and Moving Brands. In 1995 he obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Media and Production Design from the London College of Printing & Distributive Trades.