In my generation, celebrities were celebrities—iconic, untouchable personalities who have proven their mettle. But in the Internet age, we now have the Famous Blogger/ Vlogger, the Instagram Influencer, and the Snapchat Star—made famous for their number of followers.
The same goes for design and the arts. Back then, there was the Design Icon, and he had probably worked for decades, possibly designed a life-saving building feature, and won a bunch of prestigious international awards to get that title. But today, does a fantastic Instagram account make a