This is an article by Steven T. Czerniak that explores why this is and why it is the case.
The article is divided into three parts, each with a focus on a different facet of design and how this may relate to one’s profession.
Part I discusses how design has changed over the years, with an emphasis on the aesthetics of design.
Part II looks at how design was created and how it is shaped by the marketplace.
Part III looks at the ways in which design is used in different industries, with a particular focus on the design of furniture.
Steven T Cznickiak is a professor of design at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a freelance writer for various publications.