- 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
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- the art or practice of designing any object for manufacture
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