The Trend Against Skeuomorphic Textures and Effects in User Interface Design
John Gruber, daringfireball.net
Dave Wiskus, in a thoughtful piece for Macworld, “Apple and the Future of Design”:It’s curious how Apple’s hardware and software have taken such divergent paths. Looking at iOS hardware and software separately, one might think they were produced b…
Gruber on the trend against skeuomorphism. This can’t, actually, come soon enough. Leather-wrapped calendars and fake-felt game tables are dragging Apple away from the forefront of design and reflect a muddiness of thinking that’s distressing to a longtime fan like me.