Chinese smartphone giant Huawei has often been accused of lifting its design language from Apple, and now it’s taking the iPhone maker’s personnel too. Huawei has hired former Apple creative director Abigail Sarah Brody to be its new head of user interface design. Brody left Apple back in 2011 after working with the company for nearly a decade, and was part of the team that designed iOS 1 for the first iPhone. “One day around 2005, I got a call to move up to the fourth floor, the executive floor,” Brody told Fast Company in 2013. “I wasn’t told I’d be working on a phone. They just said, ‘Create a user interface for multitouch.'”

It’s not as significant a hire as poaching someone like Jony Ive, of course, but the news signals Huawei’s…

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