nom masculin :
Ensemble d'objets créés selon l'optique de cette discipline : Vendre du design.
Esthétique industrielle appliquée à la recherche de formes nouvelles et adaptées à leur fonction.
adjectif invariable :
D'une esthétique moderne et fonctionnelle.
Des meubles design.
transitive verb :
1: to create, fashion, execute, or construct according to plan :
2a: to conceive and plan out
in the mind.
he designed the perfect crime
b: to have as a purpose : INTEND.
she designed to excel
in her studies
c: to devise for a specific
function or end.
a book designed
primarily as a college textbook
a suitcase designed to hold
a laptop computer
3 archaic : to indicate with a distinctive mark, sign, or name
4a: to make a drawing, pattern,
or sketch of…
a curious woman whose dresses always looked as if they had been designed in a rage …
— Oscar Wilde
b: to draw the plans for.
design a building
designing a new bike
1a: a particular purpose or intention held in view by an individual or group.
He has ambitious designs
for his son.
b: deliberate purposive planning.
more by accident than design
2: a mental project or scheme
in which means to an end
are laid down.
was never part of my design
3a: a deliberate undercover project or scheme : PLOT.
a declaration of a design
upon his life
— John Locke
b: designs plural :
aggressive or evil intent —used with on or against.
he has designs on the money
4: a preliminary sketch or outline showing the main features
of something to be executed.
the design for the new stadium
the general design of the epic
b: a plan or protocol for carrying out or accomplishing something (such as a scientific experiment) also : the process of preparing this
6: the arrangement of elements or details in a product or work of art…
his sense of structure, both in the general design of Paradise Lost and Samson, and in his syntax — T. S. Eliot
7: a decorative pattern.
a floral design
8: the creative art of executing
petit local où un commerçant, un artisan expose, vend sa marchandise