10/GUI Concept

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

10/GUI is an interesting take on a possible multi-touch system by R. Clayton Miller.  The concept re-imagines the desktop UI by proposing a multi-touch system that doesn’t rely on the screen, but adapts a multi-touch replacement for a keyboard. I like the idea, except I’m not convinced the proposed linear model of “stitching” windows together is the best way to organize lots of windows. I can see that working well if I’m researching a topic, doing communications, or surfing the web, but when I’m designing, I often need smaller windows that are layered front to back or off to the side as reference points.