…simply because it bothers me having anything between my eye and what I’m looking at (even if it’s my own finger). Those milliseconds I can’t see what I have just decided to choose/click/touch in an interface remind me that fingertips are not 1×1 pixels wide – as discreet mouse pointers.
This is why I would like to mention the great HCI work the guys at BERG are doing with their Connbox. So cool.
(I am really looking forward to trying this “reverse-skeuomorphism” on my own prototypes 🙂
In their words: “This feels like a rich direction to explore in future projects, of a kind of ‘reverse-skeuomorphism‘ where digital and physical affordances work together to do what each does best rather than just one imitating the other.”
Here is a link to the whole thing: