原文:why-analogue-design-still-endures —— David Saxhttps://www.bbc.com/future/article/20180427-why-analogue-design-still-endures
In the age of digital downloads streaming music, sales of vinyl records are up every year.
Indeed, the parameters of a piece of paper and other forms of analogue product are often the kind of limits that spark creativity and invention. Software, on the other hand, is hampered by rules.
The use of simulation also promotes concentration and minimizes distractions during the process.
[「餐巾纸的背面」(back of a napkin) 类似的视觉化思考仍广受欢迎]
This is why the ‘back of a napkin’ sketch remains so powerful.
But analogue design goes beyond the process to the object itself. Among the reasons why the popularity of certain analogue products has been growing again (see for example the booming interest in records and turntables, film cameras and board games, pens and paper) is because tangible, lasting objects are the best possible showcase for great design.
[数码摄影已经问世 20 年，但新一代年轻人依然对胶片情有独钟]
Digital photography has been around for 20 years, but a new generation of young people is still attracted to film.
[很多人都有闲置手机，放在家里就跟块砖头一样。但每天晚上，我打开父母在 1972 年用结婚礼金购置的雅马哈扬声器，用 20 世纪 70 年代流传下来的唱片机播放着一张 50 年前灌制的唱片，当美妙悠扬的旋律在耳边回荡时，我总能感觉到经久不衰的设计里蕴含着的岁月之美。]
The first-generation iPod in my kitchen is as useful to me as a small white brick, while any iPhone more than four years old is more prone to be frozen in place. But each night I power up the Yamaha amplifier my parents bought with their wedding cash in 1972, place a record that was pressed in a plant 50 years ago on top of a turntable from the 1970s, and hear the legacy of beautiful, enduring design meant for the ages.
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