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.

Nearby words

  1. industrial,
  2. industrial action,
  3. industrial archaeology,
  4. industrial arts,
  5. industrial democracy,
  6. industrial development certificate,
  7. industrial diamond,
  8. industrial disease,
  9. industrial engineering,
  10. industrial espionage

Origin of industrial design

First recorded in 1930–35

Related formsindustrial 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 Formsindustrial designer, noun

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