The term design comes from the Late Middle English (as a verb in the sense ‘to designate’): from Latin designare ‘to designate’, reinforced by French désigner. The noun is via French from Italian..


Modern design draws on it's rich history and today, encompasses a variety of areas, including:


Industrial Design
Interior Design
Interior Decoration
Graphic Design/Visual Communication
Textile Design
Exhibition Design
Fashion Design
Design Management
Design Education
Jewellery Design
Furniture Design
Digital Media
Other Design Medias (Web Design)

Those enlarged or highlighted are of course the design fields I have studied and/or worked in.  Explore the highlighted text on the corresponding pages (web design as part of Graphic Design).