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No, skeuomorphism, as a UI tool, is used as much as it always has been. What has changed is visual design trends. Though related to skeuomorphism, it isn't the same thing. The term Skeuomorph isn't a well defined term. I'm going to borrow the image from Trevor's deleted answer (which, BTW, I think is a very valid answer) Where I usually find people ...


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For every action, there is a reaction. And in the world of digital design, flat imagery is cropping up more, in part as a reaction against skeumorphism. But flat design is a serious respond to the problems which comes with the skeumorphism design. Flats growing also with it's responsive looks. With all the new mobile devices, flat is growing more than any ...


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I don't think its a bad idea to continue with skeumorphism, but it does depend on the business space and users of your product. If your competitors are moving more in the flat direction with their designs a skeumorphic may 'look older' in comparison. But you also need to consider the benefits of realistic/metaphorical designs, they can be easier for some ...



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