What is design?

From the moment you wake up in the morning until you fall asleep at night, you’re surrounded by all sorts of objects that have been designed to do a particular job. What designs have you encountered today? Why not have a go at designing something yourself!

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Discover more about the world of design in our book, Hello Design!

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