Originally Posted by OldRightHander
Is this pretty much a young vs. older folks kind of preference?
many within the ranks of Apple felt that skeumorphism clashed with Apples industrial design of Simple and Functional. It was extra code that added no value.
One of the things that Jony Ive got rid of immediately. He believes that beauty comes from that simplicity. Simple shapes, colors, etc.
I liked it though.