Crowdsourcing Debate

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2011 by Tom Smalling

Check out the AiInsite website for an article about crowd sourcing.  I've been vocal in the past about crowd sourcing and how it's changing the creative profession.  I can understand both viewpoints, but I think it really hurts the designer in the end – both those working for the crowd sourcing sites and those trying to run a successful practice.  It teaches our clients that design is nothing more than a commodity that can be bought cheap.  My view of design is that I'm a creative problem solver; here to offer my clients years of professional experience and explore ideas they may not have considered.   Here's the article.