It can be easy for people from different arenas to talk about design and completely misunderstand each other. Why? Because the concept of design is so wide and varied that the crux of understanding between players is often knowing the broad scope of the word’s definition.
Here’s two examples:
Architectural design refers to the planning and construction of buildings and physical structures. User-centered design is a field within digital interface design where the needs of the end user are given direct attention during the creation of the interface.