Gizmodo: Jony Ive has been knighted by the Q of E. There's an interview in yesterday's Daily Telegraph in which he talks about the horrible user interface design that has been invading Apple's apps and operating systems for a while—which goes against everything he stands for.
Yes, I'm talking about skeuomorphism. Or, as I like to call it: dumb, stupid unnecessary ornamental fake crap. Ism. Or gimmickism if you are into the whole brevity thing.