"Good design is in all the things you notice. Great design is in all the things you don’t" - WIM HOVENS
"Designer" is a broad term which describes very few specialized individuals. Designers are problem solvers and like what Wim Hovens says, their work may or may not be noticed by the general population. The people behind "Great Designs" are a revered few.
Industry examples of companies affected by Design
Design in short is a highly effective thought process directed towards problem solving. In the recent past, the emphasis on design is making or breaking the fortunes of companies.
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Path to become a Designer
One can become a designer at an undergraduate level and a post graduate level. So if you miss the bus at an undergraduate level - all is not lost!
Design Exams to prepare for & Universities to Target: