At best, we’ve reached a local maximum. And so long as we reward predictable designs, we will never move past this local maximum.
The Unbearable Homogeneity of Design
Morgane Santos

The pace of change in digital design is completely unprecedented (unlike the flavour of the month on Dribbble). But the flavour of the month on Dribbble moves pretty quickly to0. Your suggestion that digital design isn’t moving forward (when it is evolving faster than any design practice ever in history), for me at least, invalidates much of the rest of your article.