Graphic design is a dream career move for lots of people, but unfortunately only the minority of people are actually prepared to do something about it. Speaking from experience, working hours can be long and creative block can indeed be frustrating, but the benefits of this popular field certainly outweigh it’s negatives.
If you’re a good designer you simply don’t ignore design trends. Some of them can have a dramatic effect on your work and change your ways of thinking about a project. But should you always follow them or create your own?