industrial design


noun

the art that deals with the design problems of manufactured objects, including problems of designing such objects with consideration for available materials and means of production, of designing packages, bottles, etc., for manufactured goods, and of graphic design for manufactured objects, packages, etc.

Origin of industrial design

First recorded in 1930–35

Related forms

industrial designer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for industrial design

industrial design


noun

the art or practice of designing any object for manufacture

Derived Forms

industrial designer, noun
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