Definitions

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  • adj. Characteristic of a designer.

Etymologies

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designer +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Examining the Spring 2010 Fashion Weekschedule — and how futuristic that date seems; why are we not walking around in plastic spacesuits as Courrèges forecast? — one is struck by how designerly the whole affair has become — not about Cindys and Lindas and Naomis but Doo.

    She's Mayoress of Tent City!

  • The notion of design or designerly thinking has been around for a long time, and the ideas and ways of understanding design that Brown proposes have for quite some time been developed in an elaborate and robust way by such thinkers as Nigel Cross, Donald Schön, Bryan Lawson, Kees Dorst, Klaus Krippendorff, Harold Nelson, and others.

    Tim Brown at TED -- and the future of design thinking

  • Brown does have a solid and good understanding of design and designerly thinking.

    Tim Brown at TED -- and the future of design thinking

  • Up next: A colorful designerly logo for a 1960s FX?

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The paper explores the issues arising when you are trying to transform students with a non-design background into designerly thinkers and doers, and the methods and tools we have developed to support the transformation.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • We might as a first step see "old" units change their profile and become more designerly, like Ryerson Business School in Toronto who, as a school, has decided to transform the whole school into a design oriented school.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Traditional art and design schools are also changing and opening up and inviting new disciplines, there are traditional technical disciplines that join forces with other design oriented disciplines in new unseen designerly "technical" schools.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • I think Sears started doing that "full page pinup" thing was his stint drawing Eclipso in the 90's- it kinda worked on that, so apparently he must have decided that would be his stylistic calling card or somesuch, perhaps he even thought it made his pages look designerly a la J.H.

    Lost in Translation: From Script to Page

  • It is a design that shows that less functionality or what some would call compromises does not have to be a negative thing if it is designerly composed into the whole and fits the overall design.

    My iPhone .....after a while...

  • I am completely convinced that we will see a move towards such designerly evaluations you are discussing.

    Practice and Research in HCI

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