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Snippet: Why iOS 7 Doesn’t Have Shadows ☇

Shared on June 13, 2013

Peter Alguacil points out something about iOS 7 that I really enjoy:

I think there’s a simple answer to this, and it isn’t about iOS “going flat.” My impression of the illumination metaphor (for lack of a better word) in iOS 7 is that the whole user interface is backlit, just like the physical device screen is. Hence, no shadows.

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