Design : a plan or drawing produced to show the look and function or workings of a building, name plates, printing, garment, or other object before it is made.

Design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object or a system (as in signage & print industry Artwork, architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit diagrams, and sewing patterns). Design has different connotations in different fields.

plan, blueprint, drawing, scale drawing, sketch, outline, map, plot, diagram, delineation, draft, depiction, representation, artist’s impression, scheme, model, prototype, proposal.

A decorative pattern : pattern, motif, device, style, arrangement, composition, make-up, layout, artwork, constitution, configuration, organization, construction, shape, form, formation, figure, plan, draw plans of, draw, sketch, outline, map out, plot, block out, delineate, draft, depict, invent, originate, create, think up, come up with, devise, form, formulate, conceive, make, produce, develop, fashion, fabricate, forge, hatch, coin.

Designs Law  | Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce.

Copyright and rights related to copyright

The rights of authors of literary and artistic works (such as books and other writings, musical compositions, paintings, sculpture, computer programs and films) are protected by copyright, for a minimum period of 50 years after the death of the author.

Also protected through copyright and related (sometimes referred to as “neighbouring”) rights are the rights of performers (e.g. actors, singers and musicians), producers of phonograms (sound recordings) and broadcasting organizations. The main social purpose of protection of copyright and related rights is to encourage and reward creative work.