Friday, September 21, 2012

"Will Apple's Tacky Software-Design Philosophy Cause A Revolt?" Agree or Disagree... it is an interesting article

"Visual Masturbation"

What’s skeuomorphism? If you’ve ever used an Apple product, you’ve experienced digital skeuomorphic design: calendars with faux leather-stitching, bookshelves with wood veneers, fake glass and paper and brushed chrome. Skeuomorphism is a catch-all term for when objects retain ornamental elements of past, derivative iterations--elements that are no longer necessary to the current objects’ functions.

For the whole thing...

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