By creating a design or icon that resembles real life (ex. the trashcan icon), users can often more easily connect to the tool and interact with it.

By creating a design or icon that resembles real life (ex. the trashcan icon), users can often more easily connect to the tool and interact with it.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:01:45 PM

When Function Trumps Visual Metaphors: Skeuomorphism in Web Design

When skeuomorphism is brought into a web design debate, we’re really looking at the difference between functional designs and ‘fancy’ designs - we’re talking about the usage of visual metaphors.

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