Born in China, Hu refined his English by watching Apple keynote events. He also came to understand the visual language of Apple’s product photography.
The latter inspired Hu, a design student at The Cooper Union in New York City, to create a series of product shots showing broken and well-worn Apple gadgets in hands that share similar gouges and scratches.
Apple has debuted a new look for its Certified Refurbished Online Store, giving it bigger pictures and easier navigation options.
Previously, Apple’s Certified Refurbished was nothing special, potentially since Apple was hoping that you would skip over it and buy the new, full-priced items. Now it’s changed it mind — with a new design that places a bigger focus on this part of Apple’s retail business.