Stop Motion Film Brings iOS Interface To Life

Created by London-based university students Carrie Bale, Doug Hindson and Jooyoung Ryo, “Skew” is a charmingly low-fi animation which gently lampoons the monotonous cycle of our day-to-day lives in the digital world.

The name “Skew” comes from the word “Skeuomorph”, meaning an object or feature that imitates the design of a similar artefact in another material.

For Apple fans there’s also the additional fun of seeing the iOS interface recreated with models.

A “making of” video shows how it was all done:

The Making of Skew from Doug Hindson on Vimeo.

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Luke DormehlLuke Dormehl is a UK-based journalist and author, with a background working in documentary film for Channel 4 and the BBC. He is the author of The Apple Revolution, published by Random House, and is currently writing a book about algorithms for Random House/Penguin to be published in 2014. He also covers the digital humanities for Fast Company. He'd like you a lot if you followed him on Twitter.

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