I don't know, considering how poorly executed the site is, I can't really say I fully sympthasize with the dudes gripes. Sure, trends come and go, but being 29 and wringing your fist in the air at "hipsters" isn't really the most professional of practices.
Agreed - This design style may be the perfect communication tool for some brands - who's to say no one should be creating in this iconic style if it is the perfect tool for the job.
The easiest thing to do is put others down to boost yourself up. It reveals little beyond your own insecurities.
"The easiest thing to do is put others down to boost yourself up" < --- This line. Needs to be on a t-shirt.
I'd buy it ;)