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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Being "Authentically Digital" means not being a Skeuomorph!

[Yes, it was a new word to me too.]

Having spoken to a lot of developers about developing for Windows Phone 7, the "Metro" design language is something that is still quite mis-understood.

Today, I read this post about Skeuomorphs which I think is very good explanation of what it means to be "Authentically Digital" and provide "Content, Not Chrome" which are 2 of the principles of metro. Check out the article and see if it helps explain things a bit better?

More about "Metro" can be found in the UI Design and Interaction Guide for Windows Phone 7.

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