The 'future of design is 3D' says new Adobe skills report

3D skills report; an abstract colourful 3D render
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The need to learn 3D software has been growing for a few years now, as once complex apps like Blender and Cinema 4D become streamlined and easier to use. A new survey from Adobe suggests more than ever, the 'future of design is 3D'.

Adobe 3D Skills Report: headline results

63% of those asked said there is high demand for 3D skills.

80% said clients ask for 3D skills at least five times a year.

36% said animation was the most in-demand 3D skill.

97% expect to see demand for 3D skills increase.

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Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and video game titles Play and Official PlayStation Magazine. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on digital art, VFX and video games and tech, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.