Designers stand between revolutions and everyday life. ... Designers make disruptive innovations manageable and approachable, so that they can be embraced and assimilated into life.
In 25 years designers will be at the nexus of things. They will not be divvied up according to their reductive speciality ... [but] will be loosely separated between theoretical and applied.
From The World in 2036: Design takes over, says Paola Antonelli in The Economist 22 Nov 2010.
Apt food for thought on how I can better define what I want to do, what I can do, what I have done; so as to avoid being boxed into my reductive specialities. Go the rise of the generalist!
Thanks to Debra for the link!