Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Sep 2012 20:28 UTC
Apple Ah, skeuomorphism - my favourite punching bag. Austin Carr has spoken to former Apple designers and people within the company, and they're all confirming there's a rift within Cupertino between people who want to move away from skeuomorphism, and people who want to retain it as much as possible, and even want to expand it. Since I've long hoped for Apple to ditch this "visual masturbation", as one former Apple designer calls it, I'm happy to learn not the entire company supports skeuomorphism.
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Not enough
by kwan_e on Wed 12th Sep 2012 01:52 UTC
kwan_e
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2007-02-18

A common argument in favour of Apple's fetish with skeuomorphism are Apple's sales figures. If it's such a problem, then why is it selling so well? This, of course, is a silly argument.


It seems the middle finger Apple is giving to its users is not skeuomorphic enough to be recognized as a middle finger yet.

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