Apple design guru Jonathan Ive has been knighted at Buckingham Palace. He said he’s “both humbled and sincerely grateful” for the “absolutely thrilling honour,” according to the “BBC” (

In 2005, Ive was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE). Another figure being honored by Princess Anne on Wednesday include Sir Peter Bazalgette, of Endemol, the TV company behind Big Brother, who is being knighted for services to broadcasting.