The Metaphors Breaking The Future
If the buttons in Aqua looked so good that you wanted to lick them, what should a forward-thinking magazine app look like? So good that you want to roll it up and swat a fly with it? I hope not – I don’t want to break my iPad.
A skeuomorph is a design feature found on an imitation, pastiche or homage that was necessary only to the original. Often used for the sake of familiarity, they are details that have moved from function to form. —Tom Petty
Often tacky, I’ll grudgingly admit skeuomorphic interfaces can be useful. Occasionally. Whilst not the most refined
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