design

(redirected from Design philosophy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

design

(Construction plan), noun blueprint, chart, delineation, depiction, descriptio, diagram, draft, drawing, forma, graph, layout, lineamenta, map, model, outline, picture, plan, preliminary drawing, projection, proof, rendering, representation, rough cast, rough copy, rough representation, skeleton, sketch, treatment

design

(Intent), noun aim, ambition, animus, approach, aspiration, bent, consilium, consulto, course of action, desire, destination, determination, direction, end, end in view, expectation, fixed purpose, forethought, goal, hope, inclination, intention, meaning, mission, motive, object, objective, plan, plan of attack, predetermination, projected goal, proposed accion, proposed sequence of action, purport, purpose, purrose in view, pursuit, resolve, scheme, set purpose, settled purpose, stratagem, strategy, target, ultimate end, view, way of doing things, will
Associated concepts: common design, formed design, preeeditated design
See also: animus, arrange, arrangement, array, artifice, attempt, basis, blueprint, building, cabal, calculate, campaign, cause, composition, conceive, configuration, conspire, contemplation, content, contrivance, contrive, course, criterion, delineation, device, devise, direction, end, expedient, forethought, form, formulate, frame, function, goal, guidance, intend, intent, intention, invent, machination, maneuver, meaning, mission, mode, model, motif, motive, object, objective, order, organization, pattern, plan, plot, point, premeditation, program, project, proposal, proposition, purpose, purview, reason, ruse, scheme, strategy, structure, suggestion, system, target, treatment, trick, undertaking
References in periodicals archive ?
This endeavor of evolution of design values will continue to the future through our design philosophy.
Creating environments that tell stories is Courtney Sloane's design philosophy.
The effort is designed to validate both the functional requirements and design philosophy of an enterprise application integration framework in an operational Navy environment.
Conceived to demonstrate how the company's design philosophy may develop in coming years, the Jaguar R-Coupe is a prestigious and sensuous four-seater coupe that reinterprets Jaguar's core design values in a fresh and forward-thinking way.
Manufacturers can improve the environmental impact of their products through DFE, a design philosophy that calls for a team approach to design and a simultaneous attention to a variety of issues covering the entire product lifecycle -- from selection of raw materials to establishing disposal, recycling, or reuse procedures -- according to the ASME statement.
ArrowSpan's streamlined design philosophy and manufacturing expertise makes the WiFi mesh network solutions one of the most cost efficient solutions on the market.
The vehicle features Volvo's new design philosophy, as previewed by the Volvo Concept Coupe.
It is Fritz Hansen's design philosophy that our products must serve a purpose, meet the users' needs and be functional.
Altair's first flight today is a culmination of 10 years of experience in building reliable unmanned aircraft based on a common design philosophy,'' said Thomas J.

Full browser ?