Flat Pixels: The Battle Between Flat Design and Skeuomorphism – Activity 2

Read this.

My task is now to resurrect a previous project of either flat or skeuomorphic tendencies and make it lean the other way.

Now look below.

original logo


A very obviously flat logo designed for a school project. It’s basically a small section of San Francisco made to look like a stylised map. Removing the word “stylised” effectively changes the design from flat to skeuomorphic. Like so:

skeu'd logo


By putting the folds in there, it resembles an actual map. Hence, it now belongs to the mystical and barely pronounceable cult of skeuomorphism.


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