A provocative post by Code Monkey speculates on the future of trends in style. What happens when we can all make the things we want? We already can publish our own newsletters, songs, photos, movies and even books. Who sets the trends? According to Code Monkey, it may not be the elite for much longer. Finally:
When “at home 3d printing” goes mainstream then all bets will be off. When products can be designed in a persons living room and manufactured within someone else’s via the Internet then the whole of the economy will change. In the age of individually created products targeting a highly individualized niche, the big players will be feeling the pain.