Philosopher Greg Bamford offers a definition of the activity of “Design”
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Someone designs thing X at time t if and only if:
- She imagine or describes X at t
- While supposing that X at least partially satisfies some set of requirements R under conditions C and
- Satisfying R is a problem for which
- X is a novel or original solution
design is the intentional solution of a problem by the creation of plans for a new sort of thing […] we can now define the noun “design” as the problem-solving plan generated by this activity.