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March 25, 2012



Great read!
I find myself quite comfortable about Skeuomorphism till it's up-to-date and designers do not try to use some odd or extinct objects repetition into their UIs.

Alex G

Lovely summing up, thank you. With your blog post and mine, I feel like I'm finally all skeuoed out.


Nice article.

The thing that most people have missed is that as we move to gesture based interfaces rather than buttons, we need a way to convey function. Skeuomorphism does that.. If implemented well that is.

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