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27-09-2011, 01:36 PM #21
And also apple aesthetics is part of its brand, they can't go changing it every year. And of course maybe it's a good thing they look similar, it's a consistent design through the company output.
And from a design standpoint apple products are amazing. Their attention to detail in unmatched, and the thought behind the manufacturing process (in a lot of things you can't even appreciate) is very deep. You might not like it but it's impossible to criticise apple's ID.
27-09-2011, 01:55 PM #22
27-09-2011, 02:02 PM #23
I meant as in a lot of manufacturing process that aren't reflected on the final product. Internal composition and such. You can't appreciate how they have very little waste of material while looking at an imac, but a lot of thought went into that.
27-09-2011, 03:04 PM #24
they are just plain ugly. same stuff years after years. and its everywhere. everyone else copies it. My niece got recently that ipod for 300 bucks (whatever that is) blackish. its well made no doubt about it but its awful looking. looks the same almost like my ipod nano from over 4 years ago.
27-09-2011, 03:23 PM #25
27-09-2011, 03:58 PM #26
i find them nice to look at, except for the Ipad that definitely doesn't look that great.
27-09-2011, 06:24 PM #27
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Chaos uglier than some order.
Following proportions prettier than pure chaos or pure octogonal.
We share bias. And we share ideas about what is pretty and elegant.
So while we can't agree on everything, we can agree on something. Knowing and following these ideas we can try to create things with universal appeal. Or with as universal as possible appeal.
27-09-2011, 06:47 PM #28
Yes and no.
Yes, we can get some consensus on some elements of beauty and ugliness, but you can't attack a product because you find it "ugly" without actually giving justification.
Apple products my be "the same" but it could be because of an anachronic aesthetic. And of course all that's been mentioned about order and proportions can be applied to apple products (mainly because that's the design concepts behind them).
27-09-2011, 06:55 PM #29
28-09-2011, 10:00 AM #30
Apple is really good at making people belive that they are buying something better, something special and by that they are a part of a special community. You can even detect hints of elitism.
By the way, I think the Macs keyboard just looks horrible. When I see it, I feel a urge to smash it with a hammer, to completelly destroy it until it's unreckognisable. Also the mouse doesn't look really comfortable.
28-09-2011, 12:59 PM #31