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What Will the New Decade Bring Designers?

Risks to watch out for and opportunities to snag

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I have the best worst timing. But my long and successful career has been catapulted by that bad timing.

In the early 2000s, I graduated college and went looking for my first salaried design job. The dot-com bubble had just burst. There were layoffs everywhere, especially in design. I was…




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Amber Sawaya

Amber Sawaya

Design Agency Partner • 40 Under 40; I write about design/UX, the state of design and tech, startups, joy, & productivity. 🖤☕️📓👩🏼‍💻🏴‍☠️

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