de•sign Pronunciation: (di-zIn'), [key]
v.t.
1. to prepare the preliminary sketch or the plans for (a work to be executed), esp. to plan the form and structure of: to design a new bridge.
2. to plan and fashion artistically or skillfully.
3. to intend for a definite purpose: a scholarship designed for foreign students.
4. to form or conceive in the mind; contrive; plan: The prisoner designed an intricate escape.
5. to assign in thought or intention; purpose: He designed to be a doctor.
6. Obs.to mark out, as by a sign; indicate.
v.i.
1. to make drawings, preliminary sketches, or plans.
2. to plan and fashion the form and structure of an object, work of art, decorative scheme, etc.
n.
1. an outline, sketch, or plan, as of the form and structure of a work of art, an edifice, or a machine to be executed or constructed.
2. organization or structure of formal elements in a work of art; composition.
3. the combination of details or features of a picture, building, etc.; the pattern or motif of artistic work: the design on a bracelet.
4. the art of designing: a school of design.
5. a plan or project: a design for a new process.

me•di•a
Pronunciation: (mE'dE-u),
[key]
n.
1. a pl. of medium.
2. (usually used with a pl. v.) the means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers, and magazines, that reach or influence people widely: The media are covering the speech tonight.
adj.
pertaining to or concerned with such means: a job in media research
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graphic design :
the art or profession of visual communication that combines images, words, and ideas to convey information to an audience, esp. to produce a specific effect.

 
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