skeuomorphic


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skeuomorphic

(ˈskjuːəˌmɔːfɪk)
adj
(Art Terms) characteristic of a skeuomorph
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Given the primacy of vision, the eye initially hopscotches over the words, from icon to emoji, from skeuomorphic surrogate to metonymic substitution, seeking resonance and coherence in the correspondence of color, form, and signification.
Salemy: I tend to disagree, because as a reader of certain French characterizations of the move from the twentieth to the twenty-first century--that is, Deleuze, in his "Postscript on the Societies of Control" (24) and Cinema2: The Time-Image; (25) Chatelet's To Think andLive Like Pigs; (26) and, very lately, Jonathan Crary's 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep (27)--I believe that the objectives of the state and capital are integrating and resolving their contradictions through complex and interconnected networked operations, and the surface distinctions between these two entities are rather skeuomorphic if not also intentionally misleading.
But the vast majority of people who make digital images steadily, alter them in various ways, publish them online, and exchange them with others via social media don't strike me as mired in the past or needing the reassurance of some skeuomorphic link to their analog roots in order to feel at ease with the digital present.
The app uses a "Helvetica Neue" font and there is no skeuomorphic graphics to make the app look cluttered and overdone, (http://appleinsider.
The new design mimics iOS 7's flat design, which is a change from the skeuomorphic characteristics of earlier versions.
The tech giant launched the iOS7 in September and some of the apps not built-into the OS retained their skeuomorphic designs.
Those ornamental skeuomorphic design elements, also found in iOS, will be either refined or dumped all for a less fake and less tacky look.
His work, in response to the V & A collection is an exploration of skeuomorphic vessels and Janus heads.
Her discussion of the probable, largely missing, metallic prototypes of Kastri/Lefkandi I and Minyan pottery and a revised skeuomorphic scheme of Early Bronze Age ceramic development leads her to reassess the importance and desirability of these consumption vessels, metal or ceramic; not so much in terms of the materials used, as in terms of rules and rituals of the dining experience as a vital part of the shared cultural value system which involved the forging of privileged relationships.
One of the emerging areas of research for contact archaeology is the presence of skeuomorphic glass artefacts in the archaeological record, that is, glass artefacts that may replicate the form of stone artefacts but which do not appear to replicate their function and, indeed, may not have ever been 'used'.
Apple ignited a Twitter storm with its shift from skeuomorphic to flat icon design.
Skeuomorphic design and real-world metaphors - such as yellow paper in Notes and leather in Calendar - have been replaced with a simpler, flatter design with a stronger emphasis on shades of colour than textures.