How the pandemic changed the design industry
BY 2 February, 2021
March 2020 irrevocably changed the South African design industry. The coronavirus disembarked off an aircraft bound from Italy and forced the country into a three-month lockdown. Almost overnight, work dried up, creatives lost their jobs, and agencies shut down. The freelance industry was flooded with talent desperately searching for any work and willing to cut their fees. But it wasn't all doom and gloom. In this article, I'm going to discuss five ways the pandemic has impacted the design industry.