Is Faux The Way To Go?

With every new technology there comes a moment when we stop using it to replicate the older ways and embrace its full abilities. We no longer ask the printed word to replicate calligraphic printing, the letterpress to hide its impressions, the computer to operate as a word processor and the LED to merely replace incandescents. Perhaps it is time to move beyond bookishness with our personal digital devices. UI designer Tom Hobbs argues that reliance on old forms are now hobbling designers. Read it all: Can We Please Move Past Apple’s Silly, Faux-Real UIs?


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