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Why Jony Ive Shouldn't Kill Off Apple's Skeuomorphic Interfaces

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Last week Apple fired Scott Forstall, the architect of its iOS platform, and handed his duties over to the company's chief industrial designer, Jonathan Ive. Ive and Forstall had an infamously chilly working relationship, and one of their biggest disagreements was over the role of so-called "skeuomorphic" design in Apple's products.

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