Todd Burton

Designer. Creativity lover. Bostonian (by way of Michigan). http://www.dribbble.com/toddmburton or @toddmburton


The Argument Isn’t Skeuomorphic vs. Flat

You’re beating the wrong dead horse.


If you see a post on Designer News about skeuomorphic design, flat design, or any comparison of the two, you’ll now see a “Beating Dead Horse” icon next to it. The topic is tired, and many of the arguments are a carbon copy of the last.


iPhone6 Bend Gate: The Thin Line Between User Error and Design Flaw


#BendGate

Morning news, radio shows, techblogs, all talking about how the iPhone 6+ can bend. It’s a chance for everyone to pile on Apple, a company that is known for making few major mistakes. It even has its own hashtag.


The Argument Isn’t Skeuomorphic vs. Flat

You’re beating the wrong dead horse.


If you see a post on Designer News about skeuomorphic design, flat design, or any comparison of the two, you’ll now see a “Beating Dead Horse” icon next to it. The topic is tired, and many of the arguments are a carbon copy of the last.


My Answers


  1. A graphic designer for an in-house marketing team at an architecture firm in Boston.
  2. If I wasn’t a graphic designer, I would be in marketing in some function. I’m constantly excited (and driven) by the marketing goals of whatever piece I’m working on; target market, voice, etc. I would love to be the one doing the research and analysis to make those decisions. It’s…