- CHANGE HAPPENS FAST: A lot has changed somewhat recently. Expect more change, and more often.
- THOSE WHO HAVE EVERYTHING: Your role continues to absorb other duties. Expect more responsibilities.
- THE BORING STUFF: The technical aspect of design has shifted to you. Just because it’s boring doesn’t mean you can skip it.
- FEEDBACK: Everything expands until it is replaced by something else. Pay attention to industry shifts.
- To those who have everything, more will be given. This seems to be a rule baked into existence itself.
- Reading proficiency
- Exponential growth
- Size of stars
- Book sales
- Halo & Horns Effect
- Technological acceleration
- Parenting children
- The mass distribution of information behaves the same way
- The amount of time between each development is decreasing rapidly
- Major developments in printing technology
- 618-1440: Woodblock printing
- 1440 - 1886: Gutenberg Press / Moveable Type
- 1886 - 1970: Linotype
- 1970 - 1990: Some version of Paste-up
- There is a falling out of trades. Hyper-specific jobs in the industry are disappearing.
- Many are condensing under the “Graphic Designer” umbrella.
- There is a similar happening with Online video, specifically YouTube technological explosion of content to the Gutenberg Revolution currently
- Get used to self-learning, watching videos, and having the will to push yourself