Irony and legacy of Scotty F

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by Mansu944, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. Mansu944 macrumors regular

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    Ives made everything flat. But now when you look at the watch and the curved face it has highlights like the old icons. I can't believe he didn't see this in the design.
     
  2. Just1n12 macrumors member

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    Wait what? It's a different design than any other smartwatch and apparently it's thinner than in the pictures on the Apple website :p
     
  3. Mansu944 thread starter macrumors regular

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    No I mean look at the pics of the watch face on Apples site. The way the glass curves to the sides it gives the face the highlights that the old icons did.
     
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    Just no.
     
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    No, I'm serious. You don't notice a resemblance of the publicity pictures compared to the old Skeumorphic icons?[​IMG]
     
  8. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    You mean the reflection bubble at the top? That was just added to the render and even the iPhone renders on Apple site have all sorts of highlights. They weren't trying to evoke anything related to Scott Forstall.
     
  9. Patriot24 macrumors 68030

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    Scott Forstall was in charge of software, not hardware. If the app icons on the watch included the gloss then you'd have a point.
     
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  11. dacreativeguy macrumors 68020

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    The crown itself is a skeumorphism! Jonny's argument against skeumorphism has been spotty at best. He took the leather off of ical but left the flip-cal icon. He took the reel-to-reel metaphor off the recording apps, but left the old-time capsule mic icons.
     
  12. Rogifan macrumors P6

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    When did he argue against skuomorhpism? I'm mot aware that he's ever even used that word.
     
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