Disciplines

GLOSSARY

DESIGN

It is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object, system or measurable human interaction. Designing often necessitates considering the aesthetic, functional, economic, and sociopolitical dimensions of both the design object and design process. It may involve considerable research, thought, modelling, interactive adjustment, and re-design.id-webARCHITECTURE

It is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

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INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

It is a process of design applied to products that are to be manufactured through techniques of mass production. It intimately relates to service design, user experience design (UX), user interface design (UI) and user interaction design (IxD).

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GRAPHIC DESIGN

Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem-solving through the use of typography, photography, and illustration. Common uses of graphic design include corporate design (logos and branding), editorial design (magazines, newspapers and books), environmental design (wayfinding and signage), advertising, web design, communication design and product packaging.

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It is a design and art tradition, combining nature and culture. In contemporary practice, landscape design bridges the space between landscape architecture and garden design.

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It is the process of designing and shaping cities, towns and villages with the goal of making urban areas functional, attractive, and sustainable.id-urbanUSER EXPERIENCE DESIGN (UX)

It is the process of enhancing user satisfaction with a product by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction with the product.id-UXUSER INTERFACE DESIGN (UI)

It is the design of user interfaces for machines and software, such as computers, home appliances, mobile devices, and other electronic devices, with the focus on maximizing usability and the user experience. The goal of user interface design is to make the user’s interaction as simple and efficient as possible, in terms of accomplishing user goals.id-UIUSER INTERACTION DESIGN (IxD)

It is the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems, and services. Beyond the digital aspect, interaction design is also useful when creating physical (non-digital) products, exploring how a user might interact with it.id-IxDWEB DESIGN

Encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites and apps.id-webEDUCATION

 

Education is the process of facilitating learning. Instructional design (ID) also known as instructional systems design (ISD) or recently as learning experience design (LXD), is the practice of systematically designing, developing and delivering instructional products and experiences, both digital (E-Learning) and physical.

ART & EXPLORATION

Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing productions expressing the author’s imaginative or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power. Exploration could be defined as research, experience and discovery.

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As I find more comprehensive definitions this page will be updated.