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November 1, 2012
Audie Cornish talks with Austin Carr, design and technology writer at Fast Company, about Apple’s use of skeuomorphic design. It’s when an object retains the look of something old and familiar like the trash or recycling bin icon on your computer. After a recent management shake-up at Apple, Carr says the tech giant might move away from skeuomorphism in the future.