Design – Wikipedia

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Drafting of a plan or convention for the construction of an object or of a system; process of creation; act of creativity and innovation A design is a plan or specification for the construction of an object or system or for the implementation of an activity or process, or the […]

House – Wikipedia

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Building that functions as a dwelling This article is about the form of dwelling. For other uses, see House (disambiguation). For a place where someone dwells, see Home. Various examples of houses throughout the world, in different styles A house is a building that functions as a home. They can […]

Family room – Wikipedia

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A family room is an informal, all-purpose room in a house. The family room is designed to be a place where family and guests gather for group recreation like talking, reading, watching TV, and other family activities.[1][2] Often, the family room is located adjacent to the kitchen, and at times, […]

Green room – Wikipedia

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In show business, the green room is the space in a theatre or similar venue that functions as a waiting room and lounge for performers before and after a performance, and during the show when they are not engaged on stage. Green rooms typically have seating for the performers, such […]

Drawing room – Wikipedia

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A drawing room is a room in a house where visitors may be entertained, and a historical term for what would now usually be called a living room. The name is derived from the 16th-century terms withdrawing room and withdrawing chamber, which remained in use through the 17th century, and […]

Decorator pattern – Wikipedia

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In object-oriented programming, the decorator pattern is a design pattern that allows behavior to be added to an individual object, dynamically, without affecting the behavior of other objects from the same class.[1] The decorator pattern is often useful for adhering to the Single Responsibility Principle, as it allows functionality to […]

Arts and Crafts movement – Wikipedia

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Design movement c. 1880–1920 The Arts and Crafts movement was an international trend in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan in the 1920s as the Mingei movement. It stood for traditional craftsmanship […]

Design engineer – Wikipedia

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A design engineer is a person who may be involved in any of various engineering disciplines including civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, textiles, aerospace, nuclear, manufacturing, systems, and structural /building/architectural. Design engineers tend to work on products and systems that involve adapting and using complex scientific and mathematical techniques. The emphasis […]

Decorative arts – Wikipedia

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The front side of the Cross of Lothair (c. 1000), a classic example of “Ars Sacra” The decorative arts are arts or crafts whose object is the design and manufacture of objects that are both beautiful and functional. It includes interior design, but not usually architecture. The decorative arts are […]

Living room – Wikipedia

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A California tract home living room, with a kitchen behind a permanent space divider, 1960 In Western architecture, a living room, also called a lounge room (Australian English[1]), lounge (British English[2]), or sitting room (British English[3]), is a room in a residential house or apartment for relaxing and socializing. Such […]

Interior architecture – Wikipedia

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Music Room, 1901 Interior of architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House, (1911). In 1956, The Archectural Record selected the Robie House as “one of the seven most notable residences ever built in America.”[1] Window designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Robie House. Interior architecture is the […]

Automotive design – Wikipedia

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Automotive design is the process of developing the appearance, and to some extent the ergonomics, of motor vehicles, including automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, buses, coaches, and vans. The functional design and development of a modern motor vehicle is typically done by a large team from many different disciplines included within automotive […]

Den (room) – Wikipedia

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A large den for casual entertaining and watching TV A den is a small room in a house where people can pursue activities in private.[1] In the United States, the type of rooms described by the term den varies considerably by region. It is used to describe many different kinds […]

Art Deco – Wikipedia

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Influential visual arts design style which first appeared in France during the 1920s Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, […]

Designer – Wikipedia

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Designer Occupation Occupation type Profession Description Competencies Technical knowledge,teamwork abilities,artistic skills (varies) Fields ofemployment see Design professions A designer is a person who makes designs for objects. A fashion designer designs clothing, a web designer designs web pages and an automobile designer designs automobiles. In each case, the designer works with the help […]

Interior design – Wikipedia

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Interior design is the art and science of enhancing the interior of a building to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the people using the space. An interior designer is someone who plans, researches, coordinates, and manages such enhancement projects. Interior design is a multifaceted profession that […]