I think maybe the revival of retro-inspired hardware is more than just nostalgia or aesthetic preference

There was a distinct priority given to actual usability before so many of our interactions became "flat". Extreme minimalism takes away from the joy of interacting with technology

Part of why modern tech feels sterile is because the human interaction has no tactile feedback at all. We're barely holding on to physical keyboards as it is


This might be another reason Dieter Rams' designs are so enduring

Everything has a clear purpose and is instantly intuitive. And yet, there's immediate feedback when in use

I know minimalism isn't everyone's preference, but this is probably the right balance

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