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Glossary of Product Design Terms

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There are 5 terms in this directory beginning with the letter D.
Design Thinking
Design thinking is an approach to solve problems the way designers do. The methodology allows people who aren’t trained as designers to use their tools to solve a wide range of challenges.
Desktop research
Doing online and literature research.
Detail design
A phase at the end of the design process, where a product or service is defined to a state in which it will be ready to transfer to production.
Dimension
A numerical value that corresponds to the distance between two elements.
Drawing
A drawing may refer to sketch made by hand or with the use of 2D CAD software.