Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Apr 2012 17:05 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Tobias Bjerrome Ahlin, an interface designer at Spotify, is a big believer in skeuomorphism. Whereas Apple is a strong advocate of this design concept, Microsoft is clearly moving in the exact opposite direction, while Android is in the process of moving away from skeuomorphism entirely, to a more digital experience. As a passionate hater of skeuomorphism in UIs, I found Ahlin's examples to be a bit weak.
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RE[3]: Ugh.
by zima on Fri 27th Apr 2012 22:21 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Ugh."
zima
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> ...making it infinitely easier and more intuitive to carry over knowledge of one application to the next.
This.
Proper UI design takes the memory of the user into serious consideration.

Oh, he worked for Spotify, btw? Not really a well designed application anyone. Not on my Windows 7 box at least. As bad as iTunes and Safari.

Well, Spotify presumably looks the way it does also so that the target demographic groups - large part of them supposedly already used to iTunes - can just carry over their experiences...

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