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Skeuomorph, a Carried Over Nonfunctional Design Element

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You don’t really need those little rivets on your blue jeans. Those flat metal disks are leftovers from an earlier time, when jeans had to be much more durable. Such decorative elements that no longer serve a practical purpose are called skeuomorphs. This is part of a complete episode.

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