Will AI replace graphic designers? Reddit discusses

A designer working at a computer with AI written in the reflection on her glasses
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AI image generators remain controversial for several reasons. But beyond issues of copyright and quality, they're also causing a quandary for many young potential designers who are at the juncture where they need to decide what to train in. 

Many of those interested in a career in design are wondering whether it's worth investing a significant amount of money in education if there's a chance that certain jobs may not exist by the time they complete their studies. Questions on the topic have generated some intense debate online, as seen in a recent post on the Design subreddit.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.