Welcome to SLD’s second annual trends report! Last year, we were in the midst of a global pandemic that called into question what the future of design and business as a whole could look like. Though a lot of those questions still linger, 2021 has at least provided some clarity on the trends that will be here for the long term.
Whether it is the increased capabilities of social commerce, an emphasis placed on workforce wellbeing, or the metaverse and all that comes with it, below we have highlighted some key areas that brands should be focused on as they head into 2022.
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