2009/8/4 Dave Wood <[log in to unmask]>:
> When the UK recovers from the current recession what expectations does this
> design research community foresee that that will be the most challenging to
> the graphic design discipline? What current developments within digital
> media will impact the most post-recession?
> I am interested to garner opinion from across the design disciplines but
> focussing mostly upon digital design rather than paper-based design (this is
> not a print-is-dead post btw). Has anyone read any good articles, papers
> etc. on this topic recently?
Peak oil means the energy costs in the production and distribution of
all tangible goods will skyrocket just as this phase of the recession
ends, according to the International Energy Agency's Chief Economist:
I speculate that this will be the guillotine for the print-focused
graphic designers, rather than the inherent qualities of digital
versus paper media.