What do you think of Old and New definitions of design?

PICA 2011 Conference Presentation

If you have any immediate reactions to either definition, please share them by adding a comment below. Which definition do you like better? Why?

Below are some key differences I have pulled out. If you would like an explanation of the diagram, click here.

If you would like to see a larger, categorized list of definitions, click here.

What’s your definition of design?

For the sake of demonstration, I only provided two example definitions on the homepage. There are many other definitions that have been proposed by designers, which you can view here.

How would you define design as a discipline?