Some suggested that in Apple’s next mobile operating system, Ive is pushing a more “flat design” that is starker and simpler, according to developers who have spoken to Apple employees but didn’t have further details. Overall, they expect any changes to be pretty conservative. For the past few years, Apple has unveiled versions of its mobile operating system in the summer.
Yes, I welcome this change. Skeumorphic designs work well in some cases (e.g. GarageBand for iOS is gorgeous), but generally I prefer flatter designs. My app, Lyrics View is as flat as an app UI can be. It seems, everyone has been talking about Skeumorphic designs the last few years, check out the trend.