In recent years, Amit has been calling for the retirement of the term ‘industrial design’, at least where it relates to the development of technological products. Whilst such a proposal might sound radical—sacrilegious even, to some—he points out that the evolution of technology-infused objects demands a new balance of skills from designers at the cutting edge of hardware.
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I have similarly called for the end of the term “graphic design” as it – too – has outlived its usefulness.