Definition of Designer

1. Noun. A person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings.

Exact synonyms: Decorator, House Decorator, Interior Decorator, Interior Designer, Room Decorator
Generic synonyms: Specialiser, Specialist, Specializer
Specialized synonyms: Charles Eames, Eames
Derivative terms: Design

2. Noun. Someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings).
Exact synonyms: Architect
Generic synonyms: Creator
Specialized synonyms: Landscape Architect, Landscape Gardener, Landscaper, Landscapist, Ithiel Town, Town
Specialized synonyms: Aalto, Alvar Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto, Adam, Robert Adam, Alberti, Leon Battista Alberti, Behrens, Peter Behrens, Berlage, Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Bernini, Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini, Bramante, Donato Bramante, Donato D'agnolo Bramante, Breuer, Marcel Lajos Breuer, Brunelleschi, Filippo Brunelleschi, Bullfinch, Charles Bullfinch, Burnham, Daniel Hudson Burnham, Butterfield, William Butterfield, Carrere, John Merven Carrere, Chambers, Sir William Chambers, William Chambers, De L'orme, Delorme, Philibert De L'orme, Philibert Delorme, Buckminster Fuller, Fuller, R. Buckminster Fuller, Richard Buckminster Fuller, Garnier, Jean Louis Charles Garnier, Antonio Gaudi, Antonio Gaudi I Cornet, Gaudi, Gaudi I Cornet, Cass Gilbert, Gilbert, Giotto, Giotto Di Bondone, Gropius, Walter Gropius, Hastings, Thomas Hastings, Hoffmann, Josef Hoffmann, Horta, Victor Horta, Hunt, Richard Morris Hunt, Jenny, William Le Baron Jenny, Inigo Jones, Jones, Kahn, Louis Isadore Kahn, Henri Labrouste, Labrouste, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Latrobe, Charles Edouard Jeanneret, Le Corbusier, Charles L'enfant, L'enfant, Pierre Charles L'enfant, Da Vinci, Leonardo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Lin, Maya Lin, Adolf Loos, Loos, Lutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer Luytens, Sir Edwin Lutyens, Francois Mansart, Mansart, Charles Follen Mckim, Mckim, Erich Mendelsohn, Mendelsohn, Michelangelo, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, Mies Van Der Rohe, Mills, Robert Mills, Nervi, Pier Luigi Nervi, Andrea Palladio, Palladio, Joseph Paxton, Paxton, Sir Joseph Paxton, I. M. Pei, Ieoh Ming Pei, Pei, Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, Pugin, Henry Hobson Richardson, Richardson, Eero Saarinen, Saarinen, Eliel Saarinen, Saarinen, Jacques Germain Soufflot, Soufflot, Albert Speer, Speer, Edward Durell Stone, Stone, Strickland, William Strickland, Louis Henri Sullivan, Louis Henry Sullivan, Louis Sullivan, Sullivan, Kenzo Tange, Tange, Thornton, William Thornton, Richard Upjohn, Upjohn, John Vanbrugh, Sir John Vanbrigh, Vanbrugh, Henri Clemens Van De Velde, Henri Van De Velde, Van De Velde, Robert Charles Venturi, Robert Venturi, Venturi, Otto Wagner, Wagner, Stanford White, White, Sir Christopher Wren, Wren, Frank Lloyd Wright, Wright, James Wyatt, Wyatt
Derivative terms: Design, Design

3. Noun. Someone who specializes in graphic design.
Exact synonyms: Graphic Designer
Generic synonyms: Specialiser, Specialist, Specializer
Derivative terms: Graphic Design

4. Noun. A person who devises plots or intrigues. "He is believed to be the principal designer of the terrorist bombing attack"
Exact synonyms: Intriguer
Generic synonyms: Contriver, Deviser, Planner

5. Noun. Someone who designs clothing.

Definition of Designer

1. n. One who designs, marks out, or plans; a contriver.

Definition of Designer

1. Noun. A person who designs, as profession. ¹

2. Adjective. Created by a designer, especially a fashion designer. ¹

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Definition of Designer

1. one that designs [n -S] - See also: designs

Lexicographical Neighbors of Designer

designer (current term)
designer baby
designer drug
designer drugs
designer oestrogen

Literary usage of Designer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"79 BRIDGES, —, designer. Designs for printed fabrics. Six five-colour designs for mousseline-de-lame; with block-work enclosed in the same frame. ..."

2. Conscience, with preludes on current events by Joseph Cook (1879)
"Stuart Mill admits that the argument from design proves the existence of a designer; but whether we can prove that the designer thus proved to exist is the ..."

3. A guide to the study of occupations: a selected critical bibliography of the by Frederick James Allen (1921)
"designer ALLEN. Advertising as a Vocation, pp, 114 and 115, publicity designer. CRAWSHAW. ... Jewelry Making and Design, Book II, jewelry design. designer ..."

4. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"... John, English printer ; 1480 W. Leu, Jean Jacques, Swiss historian and jurist ; 1689— 1768 DO Leu, Philippe de, French designer and engraver; 6. ..."

5. A Dictionary of Artists of the English School: Painters, Sculptors by Samuel Redgrave (1878)
"BRIDGMAN, CHARLES, ornamental gardener. He practised towards the middle of the 18th century, and about 1735 was the fashionable designer of gardens. ..."

6. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1878)
"... designer, Waller Crane— very likely his last book of the sort, since he is seeking higher fields of art. This is " The Baby's Bouquet," illuminated in ..."

7. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1888)
"The lamp of knowledge is burning brightly in front of Cupid, while at his feet are the square, compass, triangle and pencils, symbolizing the designer's ..."

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