Explore the future of design in the AI era. Learn how designers can adapt to changing roles, overcome AI challenges, and develop critical skills for success.


Michal Malewicz discusses the evolving landscape of design in light of AI advancements. He explores the changing definition of a designer, the impact of AI on the industry, and the concerns about tools like Figma potentially replacing designers. Malewicz argues that while AI may automate certain aspects of design, the future belongs to designers who can think critically, solve complex problems, and confidently lead projects beyond mere UI assembly.

Key points:

  • AI tools are raising concerns about designers being replaced

  • The shift towards monetization has changed the focus of design

  • Overreliance on design systems and AI may lead to skill atrophy

  • Future designers need to be generalists with strong decision-making skills