Trendwatch: Digital Informs Print Design

As a copywriter by trade, I've come to accept that we live in a world of brevity. Yes, I know "a picture is worth a thousand words." Got it!

In digital, fewer words and more visual interest reign supreme. Think Pinterest.  

One thing that's happening, however, is that the visual emphasis isn't stopping at digital. The way individuals consume content has been upended dramatically. 

A good example is in the recent Advancing Philanthropy Magazine ... Here's the Table of Contents. It looks like a webpage with buttons!


The interior spread takes another spin on readability, with intriguing callouts or summaries throughout. 

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What do you think? What will print design look like in two years?