New answers tagged line-art
Just as on a woman's dress, vertical lines will make her look thinner, here they make the computer look a little sleeker.
The iMac G3 was the first model of the iMac line of personal computers made by Apple. So we are talking about the first personal mac, and unlike the first PCs (integrated circuits, metal, thick plastic, I'm not really sure to be honest) it was made with beautiful brightly colored, translucent plastic. I'd therefore agree with Scott: The reason is ...
My guesses: -to show there is more to it...so ton of untouchable thin lines always remind more inside. -As scott said make screen to be bigger by being part of something bigger. -Highrises?
Why can't aesthetics be enough of an answer? There isn't any physical depth there. It's all smooth plastic. The lines are merely for visual interest. Pinstripe patterns have always lent a traditional aire of elegance to many things. They serve to break up a wide field of color - if the plastic were merely white, there's no interest. If it were merely grey it ...
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