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Apple seems to have “been inspired” by popular collage app Pic Stitch  when redesigning iPhoto for iOS 7. Taking a look at the share sheet in iPhoto reveals the icon for Photo Journals as being almost identical to that of the Pic Stitch for iOS icon, save for a quick 90˚ rotation and a color swap. What’s more, both Pic Stitch and iPhoto Journals perform very similar functions, allowing you to build photo collages to share with your friends.

We’ve reached out to the developers of Pic Stitch for comment.

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12 Responses to “Apple copies popular collage app’s icon for iPhoto Web Journals in iOS 7”

  1. varun korpol says:

    magical. and innovation

  2. Jesse Järvi says:

    Pic Stitch copied Apple 8)

  3. OMG this popover is freaking ugly. The gray, the orange with the green, the outlines… How could they release such a poor design.

  4. rogifan says:

    Talk about a non story. Sheesh.

  5. Pathetic attempt of a story. Just piss poor blogging.

  6. Pic Stitch actually copied PicFrame and changed the colours.

  7. William says:

    Reblogged this on William's iBlog and commented:
    As Apple would say, “Revolutionary! Magical!”

    Are you sure that this isn’t just a coincidence?

  8. Good artists copy, great artists steal. This must have a positive effect on both services.