The improvement of technology in music production managed to digitalize the complexity of a big studio, providing tools to record music on a budget into laptops. …


As a UX designer and a music producer, I can’t help but wonder why many music production software knobs are still resembling, with such accuracy, knobs on real-world audio recording gear.

When elements of an interface resemble real objects is called skeuomorphism. Skeuomorphism was announced dead by Forbes in 2007 and yet it’s still thriving in music production software.

Skeuomorphism and flat design, a brief history.

This visual language used in computer interfaces proposed in the early 80’ was intended to make early computer interfaces much easier to…

emanuele.merico

I'm a UX strategist and music producer. Through my articles i explore the role of Design in the music production realm.

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