Ben Dunkle’s Blog

Ben Dunkle is a designer, artist and teacher in Buffalo, NY. He writes in this blog about design, software, his family, and…

Phone as mobile’s days are numbered

The portrait-oriented, single column design approach that’s become so dominant since the advent of smart phones can only last for so long. The new paradigm of wearables, particularly visors/glasses, will see us return to landscape designs. Augmented reality will enable a screen of any size and format to appear in a multitude of contexts. The physical limitations of the handheld phone will become characteristic of a primitive era in the digital age.