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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Fewer Skeuomorphs

Brought to mind after loading the new flat design IOS7, which contains fewer skeuomorphs.  Which are:

  A skeuomorph /ˈskjuːəmɔrf/ is a derivative object that retains ornamental design cues to structures that were necessary in the original.[1] Examples include potteryembellished with imitation rivets reminiscent of similar pots made of metal[2] and a software calendar that imitates the appearance of a binding on a paper desk calendar.[3]  ....     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skeuomorph

An unexpected example is the woodie clad stationwagon at the right from the WP:

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