Graphics design is being shaken to its very core by SaaS-based design tools

An arms race is building in AI tools for design. Sites are adding on new tools, new features, and new capabilities. Adobe is offering its Express tool for fast design jobs. Upstarts Canva, Vista, and Dribble are upping the ante with a wealth of new tools.

Kathleen Maher

New kids in town: The Canva crew is young, fresh, and energetic. Their Canva Create conference this year in Sydney captured over 1.5 million eyeballs. While you were out: A new generation of designers and creators have taken matters into their own hands and built their own tool sets from the ground up. They’re tailored for social media, streaming video, and Instagram posts, but also the traditional jobs like ads, magazine covers, logos, and block diagrams. One-stop shopping is the order of the day for these young designers. If you haven’t noticed, the creative space is looking very different nowadays,

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