Intentional creation of an object or system for the implementation of an activity or process.
A plan or specification (e.g. a drawing or other document) or to the created object, etc., and features of it such as .
The process of creating a design can be brief (a quick sketch) or lengthy and complicated, involving considerable research, negotiation, reflection, modelling, interactive adjustment and re-design. In some cases, the direct construction of an object without an explicit prior plan – such as in craftwork and some engineering, coding, and graphic design – is also considered to be a design activity.