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America's Leading Design Cities

New York and L.A. aren't the only epicenters for graphic designers, architects, and fashion designers. 
relates to America's Leading Design Cities
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From the enduring consumer electronics influence of Apple all the way to the rise of small-scale 3D printing businesses, design skills now sit at the core of new and old U.S. industries alike. 

Design is also a key piece of the creative economy, providing a way for artistically inclined workers to make a living. Some design fields like architecture require an advanced degree, while others can be entered through apprenticeships or other less traditional schooling paths.