Shop the best high quality cell phone accessories from TradeTang.com

Custom Search

Shop the best high quality cell phone accessories from TradeTang.com

Sponsored links:
Select Model Management
Peninsula Business Services
Peninsula Business Services Blog
Alan Price Blog
Fans of Peninsula
hronline

The Trend Against Skeuomorphic Textures and Effects in User Interface Design

[From Stephen Trew] Gruber on the evolution of design as screens become higher resolution. “I’ve been giving this a lot of thought lately, and I think I’ve figured it out. There is a shift going on, fashion-wise. A turn against faux textures, perhaps epitomized by the rich Corinthian leather of Apple’s Calendar apps for iOS, OS X, and iCloud. Such objections are not entirely new; some of us bristled at Brushed Metal as soon as it (or he, if you will) appeared over a decade ago. But what’s going on today is more than just a rejection of over-the-top skeuomorphic textures; it is instead a very strong push in the opposite direction.” Read in full