Apple needs to get away from skeuomorphic design cues

This hubcap's spokes are purely ornamental, but once upon a time, such spokes served a useful purpose.

Skeuomorphic design cues are ornamental features in an object that harken back to needs present in the original version of the object’s form but are no longer necessary. In this article, Adam Greenfield argues that Apple needs to move away from this trend of making use of ornamental cues in their UI.

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