industrial design

noun
the art that deals with the design problems of manufactured objects, including problems of designing such objects with consideration for available materials and means of production, of designing packages, bottles, etc., for manufactured goods, and of graphic design for manufactured objects, packages, etc.

Origin:
1930–35

industrial designer, noun
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industrial design
 
n
the art or practice of designing any object for manufacture
 
industrial designer
 
n

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Example sentences
Biomimetics is the concept of industrial design and engineering mimicking
  characteristics found in nature.
Its rusting, dull-red curves are those of an earlier era in industrial design.
After that is high-level industrial design-the conceiving of how the product
  will look and work.
After that is high-level industrial design--the conceiving of how the product
  will look and work.
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