My point was to show that you, as a young guy who comes up with concepts, and probably wants to make a living doing so, you will likely be asked to conceptualize things with themes, styling characteristics or that evoke memories of some other time or place.
You may be asked to draw things that you don't like at all, but the level of your performance will be based on how much the guy who commissions your services likes your product.
If you have no knowledge of the old designs and styles, you may find yourself repeating them.
my signature lines...not really directed at anyone in particular..
BE different....ACT normal.
No one is completely useless..They can always be used as a bad example