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deep design

noun
1.
(often capitals)
  1. a design process used in architecture, town planning, engineering, interior design, etc, the goal of which is to appeal not only to the thoughts and feelings of the conscious mind but also the visual imagery of the unconscious, while also aiming for sustainability
  2. (as modifier): deep-design thinking
Derived Forms
deep designer, noun
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  • George Delmé walked swiftly, as if intent on some deep design.

    A Love Story A Bushman
  • And if I did not warn you of it, it was because I believed in some deep design on your part.

  • There is another method which has been found particularly satisfactory in working a deep design on the board of a book-binding.

    The Decoration of Leather Georges de Rcy
  • See here, Forbes, you must have some deep design to make you take that attitude.

    Their Pilgrimage Charles Dudley Warner
  • He had already, rather from fickleness and love of novelty than from any deep design, been faithless to every party.

  • So extraordinary was his conduct that his officers began to believe he had some deep design.

    Monk Julian Corbett
  • He calls to pay a morning visit, and instantly the deep design is put into execution.

  • Doesn't seem to promise anything exciting; Debate, however, not gone far before discovery made that it hides a deep design.

  • She distrusted their specious seeming of spontaneity, she suspected a deep design behind them all.

    Red Masquerade Louis Joseph Vance
  • "I don't see how you stand it," she said, with the deep design of hearing what Happie would reply.

    Six Girls and Bob Marion Ames Taggart

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