How do you understand Design? We talked about 8 key principles of mobile UX design. And it’s time to make a little research of what is the difference between design and art. So, what is design if not art?
Design is often misunderstood as Arts. However, they are very different in purpose. Art is an expression of human emotions and experience; it is appreciated for beauty or emotional power. The design is an expression of purpose and appreciated for solving problems.
In many cases, design outcomes may have an artistic appearance for the need of visual appealing. The role that art is playing here is “applied arts” — the application of arts to make products aesthetically pleasing. This does not change the purpose of design as an aesthetic need could be a purpose of design. In this case, the aesthetic expression is addressing people’s need instead of individual expression.
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