To invent and create solutions

Design is the act of creating solutions for problems. Outputs of design include plans, systems, specifications, drawings, writings, and objects.

In practice, design applies widely to all aspects of human productivity and lacks concrete boundaries. The hallmark of design is a noticeable and elegant blend of art and engineering toward solving a problem.

Many types of design exist throughout every kind of industry.




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BE OPEN Foundation
January 21, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- "Design for Sustainable Cities" ist ein internationaler Studentenwettbewerb, der von BE OPEN und Cumulus zur Unterstützung von SDG11:...
January 19, 2021
LAST CALL: , , The registration period for the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2021 (1st round) ends on 2 February 2021. Design students and young graduates can apply with concepts that meet the SDGs of the United Nations. The most outstanding ideas will be rewarded with a prize money of EUR 25,000. Until 2 February 2021, students and graduates of all courses in the field of design have the chance to apply for the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2021 - one of the world's leading competitions for young...
Arcline Investment Management
December 17, 2020
/PRNewswire/ -- Arcline Investment Management ("Arcline"), a growth-oriented private equity firm with $1.5 billion of committed capital, today announced that...
October 16, 2019
China recognises design as a powerful tool to drive innovation, and as part of UNESCO Creative Cities Network, Shanghai is shining the spotlight on circular design. Tongji University, College of Design and Innovation, supported by Yangpu District Government, hosts the first Pan - Tongji Design Week: A New Decade. Aimed at enhancing design-driven innovation, a cross-boarder platform is being developed for communication in innovative design education, research, and social practices. Today...
Ciannah Gin
September 19, 2019
Business Insider
Target's 20 Years of Design for All anniversary collection is reissuing the most popular pieces from collabs with 20 designers, including Anna Sui and Lilly Pulitzer.
Qingdao Government
August 27, 2019
QINGDAO, China, 27. August 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Qingdao, Chinas östliche Küstenstadt und die größte Stadt der Provinz Shandong, veranstaltete die Film- und...
James S. Russell
July 25, 2019
The Design Triennial envisions the possibilities for algae, yeast and other nonpolluting materials. Will they help save the planet?
May 22, 2019
SmithGroup, one of the nation's largest integrated design firms, has hired Georgia Sarkin, AICP, RIBA , as a principal, campus planning, and urban design specialist at its San Francisco office. An award-winning architect and planner, Sarkin brings to the firm more than 30 years of experience in transformative large-scale urban development, transit-oriented, mixed-use, campus planning, and neighborhood development projects across the U.S. and internationally. Sarkin comes to SmithGro...
The Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Office
April 29, 2019
BERN, Schweiz, 29. April 29 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Während des zweiten "Belt and Road"-Forums für internationale Zusammenarbeit, das kürzlich endete, wurde eine...
March 20, 2019
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, announces that Mr. Grant Porter has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the company's Engineering, Design and Project Management business in the Middle East and Africa. Located in the Middle East, Mr. Porter will oversee current engineering, design and project management projects as well as drive future growth prospects to further strengthen the company's long-established presence in the region. "Atkins has established a world-cla...
March 5, 2019
Dedicated to securing and protecting trust in the digital economy, Schneider Electric today announced its membership in the Cybersecurity Coalition, based in Washington, D.C. As a digital transformation leader operating in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric continues to work closely with governments, customers, and partners to play a principal role in confronting cybersecurity risks and challenges. By joining the Coalition, Schneider affirms its commitment to being open, transpare...
February 19, 2019
As part of its season of curated sales in London this March, Christie's will offer the second edition of Masterpieces of Design and Photography, which will follow the Post-War and Contemporary Evening sale in London on 6 March. Building on the success of the first edition of this sale in 2017, this season will present collectors and design enthusiasts with exceptional works of 20th and 21st centuries photography and design. Highlights range from El Lissitzky's iconic self-portrait from...
adidas Originals
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- adidas Originals stellt auf der London Fashion Week Zusammenarbeit mit der New Yorker Designerin Ji Won Choi vor - - Die Zusammenarbeit von adidas Originals...
Research and Markets
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DUBLIN, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Prefilled Syringes Market by Material, by Design, by Application, by Geography - Global Market Size, Share,...
January 2, 2019
Chicago, IL USA - WEBWIRE - Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Music By Design is pleased to announce they have been selected as a 2019 ­­winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, a special section featured on The Knot. The Knot is the number-one wedding destination, most trusted by brides. The Knot Best of Weddings 2019 provides a "by brides, for brides" guide to the top wedding professionals across the country, and is a must-have when it comes to selecting the best-of-the-best wedding resourc...
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