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Glossary of Product Design Terms
There are 12 terms in this directory beginning with the letter C.
Abbreviation for ‘Computer Aided Design’, which comprises of designing with the use of computer software, both in 3D and 2D.
The confirmation that a certain service, product or organization meets the applicable requirements or standards.
A sample product that can be used for demonstrations or the promotion, before the final product will be released.
Concept design is a phase within the design process in which not all elements of the design are resolved yet, but there is an overall consensus that the product idea is feasible.
A product concept is a design idea that is developed to a state where its broad outlines with respect to function and form are defined.
Consumer driven design
Design approach which considers human perspectives throughout the design process.
A design research approach that takes a holistic perspective on a certain topic. By including people with a relation to the topic at the start of the design process, a context is mapped, which shows the values of all stakeholders.