An Unintended Side Effect

Craig Grannell on an unintended side effect of the kinds of full-screen animations that are becoming increasingly popular in modern UI design:

Every time I accidentally invoke full-screen on my iMac or forget to close my eyes during an iPad Kindle page transition (mercifully, iBooks uses a page-turn animation under iOS 6), I wish you could feel what I feel—that sense of nausea that knocks me for six and makes using a device or Mac anything but pleasurable.

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