The industry contains a vast amount of rhetoric around UI not being UX, the troubles of hybrids and businesses not knowing the difference.

There's a lot of merit in these discussions, if we're honest. 

Looking at the world from a market perspective, many employers don't know what they're after or the difference between UI and UX, but they're getting better at it.

The overarching question still remains, however, should you specialise of try to be both?

Design Lab takes a look at the pros and cons, skill sets needed for either, and benefits of being a true hybrid designer.