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Loony Tunes

Clinton Duncan on the iTunes 10 icon:

Probably the most compelling argument against it is that most of Apple’s icons are almost photo-realistic representations, of, well, things. But given iTunes current Swiss Army Knife-like functionality, good luck coming up with an object to represent everything it does. Amongst its Apple siblings, the cartoon-like clip art feel is certainly exacerbated, and the result is to cheapen the look of iTunes—almost as if it’s a children’s music learning program, and not the world’s pre-eminent entertainment content application.

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