In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Apple design chief jony Ive said that when you create headphones EarPods and AirPods he was inspired by the costumes of the stormtroopers from “Star wars”. Ive admitted J. J. Abrams, the Director of the seventh part of “Star wars”, that “thought about the looks of the original stormtroopers, when I was thinking over the design of Apple earbuds”.
Ive also gave some advice to Abrams. The Director said that jony Ive offered to make the sword a pick Ren “more cumbersome and sparkling”.
Interestingly, in 2015 the costume designer of the seventh episode of “Star wars” said in an interview with Vanity Fair that he was inspired by Apple when they thought up the design of the new costumes storm troopers of the First order. “Working on the new look of stormtroopers, I might be subconsciously thinking: “how would Apple?””, said Michael Kaplan.