Interface Evolution

By on July 10, 2004

macosx.jpg As long as we’re in Mac Mode, check out this visual history of Apple’s desktop interfaces, starting with early Lisa prototypes created on the Apple ][ in 1979. Along the way, the loaded up the interface with newfangled gizmos like the “mouse”, and “scroll-bars”.

What’s most interesting is that there are a couple of concepts in the early Lisa sketches that didn’t see the light of day until OS X.