October 3, 2014 Sid No Comments on Past and Present Cultural and Tech Trends
Past and Present Cultural and Tech Trends
‘Trends’ is defined by Merriam-Webster as a way of behaving, proceeding, that is developing and becoming more common and something that is currently popular or fashionable. Simply put, trends have a shelf life, and are dependent upon the masses that incorporate them on their lives for a period of time. While some last long, some don’t. There are others which started out as a certain type of product or service that has a specific, unique function, and then in time, change its utility due to the innovation of technology and whether the need for such trend still warrants its original purpose.
This is the theme of a new series of illustrations by Zomato, an online restaurant discovery guide, titled ‘For the times they are a-changin,’ which shows simple, yet clever depictions of how trends differ, between the past and the present. It’s not just products, but also words, which take a whole new meaning and often referred to a completely different thing than how it was originally used.
Here are some of them: