Apple designer Jony Ive was knighted today in a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace, according to a BBC News UK report. It’s an honor he said was “absolutely thrilling.”

Ive’s knighthood was announced late last year and the ceremony took place on Wednesday. The famed Apple designer shared some small talk with Princess Anne, who was doing the knighting. You can watch the short ceremony on the BBC’s website.

Jony Ive’s knighting ceremony originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Wed, 23 May 2012 14:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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