Not sure this is new news (see article at bottom of this post), but good to see it being articulated.
I would say the trends outlined below are already happening. There is, however still a gap between the three dimensions of data visualization production:
- The tools with many templates (Excel/Tableau) are not very creative,
- The creative tools (Photoshop, Illustrator) are not able to change and adjust with new data / updated dated, and
- Programming tools still have a bit of a learning curve for artists and others to get on board.
Article Link: 5 Next Steps For Data Visualization | Blog.