DESIGN GENRES

MM-O-DD, identified a list of genres and correlating brief definitions in Design.

 
Blue Shoes

ACCESSORY

Fashion accessories are decorative items that supplement one's garment, such as shoes, costume jewelry, gloves, handbags, hats, belts, scarves, watches, sunglasses, pins, stockings, bow ties, leg warmers, leggings, neckties, suspenders, and tights.

ADORNMENT

The act or process of making someone or something attractive by decorating

Chinese Opera Singer
Architectural Building Design

ARCHITECTURE

Is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures.

BEAUTY

Beauty design refers to the beauty industry encompasses cosmetics, perfume, and products for skin and hair care. Beauty salons and spas are considered the service sector of the beauty industry. In addition, some economists include health clubs and cosmetic surgery in their definition of the market.

Natural Lip Gloss
White Orchid Close Up

BOTANICAL

Botanical design relates to plants, and botanical; plural noun: botanicals a substance obtained from a plant and used as an additive, especially in gin or cosmetics.

CULINARY

Culinary design has a long-standing place historically, yet currently a fascination has surfaced to a monumental heights. Some consider breaded fish and digging a hole in mashed potatoes to fill it up with sauce already as the premises of culinary design. What has changed, in recent years, is that designers have made it about their business. Their efforts and aim has become to add a new dimension to a product, a dimension beyond the taste itself that would stimulate a desire and imagination for food along with the experience and the pleasure of tasting.

Polka Dot Dessert
Model in Red Dress

FASHION

Fashion design is the art of application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories.

GARMENT

Garment design is an item of clothing.

Firehouse Gear
Monster Mug

GRAPHIC

Graphic design is the art or profession of visual

INDUSTRIAL

Industrial design is the professional service of creating and developing concepts and specifications that optimize the function, value and appearance of products and systems for the mutual benefit of both user and manufacturer.

Industrial Designer
Sunrise from Below Architecture

INTERIOR

Interior design:is a multi-faceted profession in which creative and technical solutions are applied within a structure to achieve a built interior environment.

JEWELRY

Jewelry design is personal ornaments, such as necklaces, rings, or bracelets, that are typically made from or contain jewels and precious metal.

High Fashion Model Shoot
Golf Course

LANDSCAPE

Landscape design is an independent profession and a design and art tradition, practiced by landscape designers, combining nature and culture. In contemporary practice, landscape design bridges between landscape architecture and garden design.

LIGHTING

Lighting design or a lighting designer (or LD) works with the director, choreographer, set designer, costume designer, and sound designer to create the lighting, atmosphere, and time of day for the production in response to the text, while keeping in mind issues of visibility, safety, and cost.

Stage Lighting at Concert
Shoe Repair Tools

PRODUCT

Product design as a verb is the process of creating a new product to be sold by a business to its customers. A very broad concept, it is essentially the efficient and effective generation and development of ideas through a process that leads to new products.

SOUND

Sound design is the process of specifying, acquiring, manipulating or generating audio elements. It is employed in a variety of disciplines including filmmaking, television production, theatre, sound recording and reproduction, live performance, sound art, post-production, radio and video game software development. The sound design in an environment will impact people.

Surface Sound
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TEXTILE

Textile design is essentially the process of creating designs for woven, knitted or printed fabrics or surface ornamented fabrics. Textile designers are involved with the production of these designs, which are used, sometimes repetitively, in clothing and interior decor items.

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation design blends creative design and styling skills with elements of engineering, ergonomics and marketing.

Two Man Bicycle Store
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URBAN

Urban design is the process of giving form, shape, and character to groups of buildings, to whole neighborhoods, and the city. It is a framework that orders the elements into a network of streets, squares, and blocks.

DESIGN PLATFORMS

A platform is a group of technologies that are used as a base upon which other applications, processes or technologies are developed. Design platforms vary between history and genres.

 
Wall of Old Records

DESIGN IN HISTORY

Engineering Sketch

DESIGN IN CURRENT TIMES

DESIGN IN THE FUTURE

Futuristic Tunnel

DESIGN IN ALGORITHMS

Spooky Forest
Hands in the Soil

DESIGN IN AGRICULTURE

Stone Tower

DESIGN IN CLIMATE CHANGE

DESIGN IN COMMERCE

Vintage Fashion

DESIGN IN CONSUMABLES

Artichoke
Urban Breakdancer

DESIGN IN DANCE

Digital Work

DESIGN IN DIGITAL MEDIA

DESIGN IN THE ENVIRONMENT

Bird Covered in Oil

DESIGN IN EVENTS

Glasses
Film Reels

DESIGN IN FILM

Video Game Controller

DESIGN IN GAMING

DESIGN IN HOSPITALITY

Hotel Bathroom

DESIGN IN LITERATURE

Stacked Books
Microscope

DESIGN IN MEDICAL

Cargo Ship

DESIGN IN MOBILITY

DESIGN IN MUSIC

Sound equipment

DESIGN IN PRODUCTION

Cogs in the Machine
Bicycle Store

DESIGN IN RETAIL

Chinese Opera Kiss

DESIGN IN THEATRE

DESIGN IN SECURITY

Security Surveillance

DESIGN IN SPACE

Crab Nebula
Golf Clubs

DESIGN IN SPORTS

DESIGN IN QUESTION

DESIGN PRINCIPLES

The principles of design describe the ways that designers use the elements of design in a work of art/design. Balance is the distribution of the visual weight of objects, colors, texture, and space. If the design was a scale, these elements should be balanced to make a design feel a certain way.

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ALIGNMENT

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AXIS

BALANCE

Rocks of Balance

COLOR

Colorful Facade
Wine Composition

COMPOSITION

Black & White

CONTRAST

DEPTH

Futuristic Tunnel

DIRECTION

Arrow Print Skateboard
Steel Framing

FRAMING

Grass grid

GRID

HIERARCHY

Circular Tower

LINE

Green Geometric Shapes
Stone Spiral Staircase

MOVEMENT

City from Below

NEGATIVE SPACE

PROXIMITY

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RANDOMNESS

Clothes Line
Pillow Pattern

REPETITION

Finger on the Map

RULES

SCALE

Tiny Hands

SIZE

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SPACE

Yoga Symmetry

SYMMETRY

TEXTURE

Garage Door Texture

TRANSPARENCY

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Metallic Letters

TYPOGRAPHY

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VALUE

 

DESIGN PHILOSOPHY

Philosophy of design is the study of assumptions, foundations, and implications of design. The field is defined by an interest in a set of problems, or an interest in central or foundational concerns in design.

 
Refelaction in a Camera Lens

SUSTAINABILITY

PAST
PRESENT
FUTURE

Lover's Kiss

BIOPHILIC

PAST
PRESENT
FUTURE

Dandelion

REGENERATIVE

PAST
PRESENT
FUTURE

Museum 2

DECONSTRUCTIVISM

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