Definition of industrial design

Industrial design (also called technical drawing) is the discipline oriented to the creation and development of industrial products (which can be produced in series and large scale). As any activity of design, creativity and inventiveness are brought into play.
The drawing is part of human development. With the application of the concepts of drawing, the man could evolve and meet its needs. The emergence of the industry involved the appearance of a new area of application for the drawing.

The drawing has always aims to express the thought by means of illustrations, sketches and diagrams that can be traced on various media. It is possible to tell the difference between the verb 'draw' (the process of creation and development) and the noun "design" (the result of the process of drawing).

Nowadays, the industrial design is a university course in most countries, where are trained experts in electronic, metallurgical, electrical, plastics and industrial products in general. The industrial designer to acquire the knowledge necessary for designing industrial items according to the needs of the market and society.

It is noted that industrial designers creations are protected by copyrights and patents, which recognise the person who idealized the product and allow it to be explored commercially. This avoids that third parties take ownership of an invention to another individual and have the usufruct of the work that does not belong to them.

Consider that action to draw requires to research, analyses, models and adaptations to the final production of the object, therefore, to promote the efforts of the designer.

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