Outline of design

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The following outline is provided as an overview of a topical guide to design:

Design – as a noun, informally refers to a plan or convention for the construction of an object or a system (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawing, business process, circuit diagrams, and sewing patterns), while “to design” (verb) refers to making this plan.[1]

Design professions[edit]

Design approaches and methods[edit]

Design activities[edit]

Designing objects[edit]

System design[edit]

Design tools[edit]

Environments and experiences[edit]

Impact of design[edit]

Design organizations[edit]

Studying design[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ See dictionary meanings in the Cambridge Dictionary of American English, at Dictionary.com (esp. meanings 1-5 and 7-8) and at AskOxford (esp. verbs).

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