Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Jul 2013 16:09 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces "In its desire for authenticity, the Modern design movement curbed the ornamental excess of the 19th century, making design fit the age of mass production. Today, we're seeing the same desire for authenticity manifest itself in the 'flat' trend, which rejects skeuomorphism and excessive visuals for simpler, cleaner, content-focused design." Fascinating perspective on the whole digital vs. analog design debate by Dmitry Fadeyev.
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by Treza on Tue 16th Jul 2013 20:42 UTC
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How is removing textures and shadow and reliefs makes anything "authentic"?
It is not enough to follow the trend, they want to convince that it is the _right_ thing and everything else is ugly.

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