Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th Jul 2012 01:24 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces "We're able to produce absolutely stunning websites and mobile apps with great interaction design. Interfaces that are smooth and fun and let us understand information without even trying. But when it comes to email clients, we get a bit of a boring feeling, like using an old piece of software from 10 years ago. I think we can do better. So let's do that." Great ideas and beautiful design by Tobias van Schneider, but why he would forcefully shoehorn this clearly digital UI into Mac OS X is beyond me. It has no place there. This just screams Metro.
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RE[4]: Comment by kwan_e
by lucas_maximus on Thu 12th Jul 2012 17:41 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by kwan_e"
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Designers have a reputation for being superficial wankers, and that web page is a great example as to why: it's set up to look nice, but without any respect for the medium it's supposed to work in. And so are the ideas presented, asking for "perfect spacing and clean typography". In email. Good luck with that.

While I agree that the majority of people who call themselves designers fall under this, real designers real will actually try to make something that not only looks nice but works nice.

The former group, I normally refer to them as artists.

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