Uncanny Valley

In SoSe11 Johannes p Osterhoff offered to the students of the 2nd semester to visit Uncanny Valley of User Interface design. He writes:

In the seminar at Merz Akademie in Stuttgart we found ourselves between the once reduced styles of Susan Kare and the currently opulent Apple icons, between the by-nature minimalistic Kindle Interface and the shiny iBookstore and since WWDC2011 took place on Tuesday, the whole seminar was overshadowed by iCloud and the imagery that came with Steve Jobs keynote.

The project documentation is available at http://www.johannes-p-osterhoff.com/interface-art/uncanny-valley/
And at http://in-the-uncanny-valley.tumblr.com/
And http://www.flickr.com/photos/johannes-p-osterhoff/sets/72157626952531028/

 

 

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